Francesco D'Arrigo

Director of the Institute

Francesco D’Arrigo is one of the founding members of the Machiavelli Institute. His professional career has followed two main tracks: one in Military and Civil Aviation and another in academe.
Capt. D’Arrigo served as officer in the Italian Navy. During his service in the Italian armed forces, in addition to other military and professional qualifications, he graduated naval aviator and helicopter pilot from the U.S. Navy flight training schools.
Mr. D’Arrigo has gained long-term professional and academic experience, leading several research institutes. He is a lecturer in aviation security and during his career he has organized high-education courses, seminars and conferences, at national and international level.
Mr. D’Arrigo holds a degree in Political Science.