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The Ambassador


The Ambassador

amb. prunas


Alessandro Prunas started serving as Ambassador of Italy to Qatar on January 5th, 2020.

Born in Ankara on December 9th, 1969 he graduated in Political Science at the University of Florence in 1995.

At the end of the nineties, he worked with the OSCE in the Balkans. His last assignment was to the OSCE Mission in Kosovo between 1999 and 2000.

In 2000, he joined the diplomatic service. His initial assignments at the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs were to the Directorate General for Cultural Promotion and Cooperation and to the Directorate General for the Mediterranean and Middle East.

In 2002, he was appointed Consul of Italy in Durban, South Africa.

In 2006, he was appointed First Secretary at the Permanent Representation of Italy to the European Union in Brussel.

Upon his return to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Rome in 2010, he was assigned to the Directorate General for European Integration.

From 2011, he served in the Cabinet of the Minister, in the Office for Relations with Parliament.

In 2016, he became the Head of the Office for Relations with Parliament.

In 2013, he was awarded the decoration of Knight of the Order of Merit of the Italian Republic.

He speaks English and French.