Francesco Palumbo

Director of Toscana Promozione Turistica

Director General for DG Tourism of the Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities and MiBACT tourism from September 2014 to October 2018.

Hailing from Rome, he has an exceptional curriculum in the field of enhancing cultural heritage.

In particular, he was responsible for Axis IV OP ERDP 2007-2013 for Promotion of the Puglia Region’s natural and cultural resources in terms of appeal and development and Sole Manager for the Puglia Region, overseeing the Implementation of the Framework Programme Agreement “Heritage and Cultural Activities” (Cipe no. 92/2012).

He was also appointed as a Contract Professor at La Sapienza University in the Faculties of Political Science and Sociology.