Federica Ferrari Bravo
Federica Ferrari Bravo was born in Naples in 1966. She graduated in Political Sciences from the University of Rome and began her diplomatic career in 1992 at the Directorate‑General for Economic Affairs of the Ministry for Foreign Affairs.
In 1996 she was assigned to the Embassy of Italy in Teheran and in 2000 she moved to Lisbon. Returning to Rome in 2003, she was hired by the Directorate‑General for the Countries of the Mediterranean and the Middle East and then at the Directorate‑General for Cooperation Development.
In 2007 she served in the Division of Diplomatic Affairs of the General Secretariat of the Presidency of the Republic of Italy and in 2014 she became Consul General of Italy in Istanbul.
She returned to the Farnesina in 2016 and following her appointment as Plenipotentiary Minister, she served as Coordinator for the relationships with Turkey at the Directorate‑General for the European Union. From 2019, she was in charge as coordinator for the organisational aspects of the Italian presidency of the Central European Initiative.
In 2020 she served as Advisor of the Minister for Education, University and Research and in 2021 returned to the General Inspectorate of the Farnesina.
She is Commendatore of the Order of Merit of the Italian Republic since 2013.
She assumed duties as Ambassador of Italy to Nicosia on January 10th 2022.