Chief Secretary and Counselor for Political and Institutional Affairs Undersecretary State with the delegation to policy and European affairs – Italian Government
Law Degree from the University La Sapienza, Roma.
Degree in Ecclesiastic and Civil Law from the Pontificia Universita’ Lateranense.
Baccalaureate in International Relations from the University of Marseil, France, sponsored by the United Nations.
Having worked for the past 3 years as the General Director of Rai World S.p.A. (Italian Public Radio & Television) and for the past 27 years as a parliamentary journalist, author, anchor man of radio talk shows, speaker and promoter of conferences and debates as well as in the field of communication, Mr. Benotti, has developed considerable skills in dealing with a variety of international issues.
Additionally, working in collaboration with economic, religious, social and political institutions, Mr. Benotti has developed personal relationships with important representatives of both domestic and foreign political representatives, national and international organizations as well as, with the Holy See and other religious organizations.
Current Chief Secretary and Counselor for Political and Institutional Affairs Undersecretary State with the delegation to policy and European affairs (from 28th feb. 2014)
Current partner and member of the Board of Directors of the Optel InP Consortium, an organization dedicated to the chemical research to improve the safety of radar and other aviation systems. The Optel InP Consortium works in collaboration with the Italian National Research Council (CNR), the state owned Italian Finmeccanica Group (a major manufacturer of defense equipment) and the University of Salento, Italy. Partner and member of the Scientific Committee of Roma Capitale Investment Foundation, located in Rome and New York City, dedicated to the development of specific projects in defense of the environment and renewable energy.
Mr. Benotti is an adjunct professor at Temple University and at the University of Rome, La Sapienza.
Is a past member of the Board of Directors of the Banca Popolare di Spoleto S.p.A. and a past member of the Board of Directors of the Human Health Foundation Onlus, located in Spoleto, Italy.
Member of the Medical Press Association and member of the Italian Scientific Journalists Union.