Carlo Formosa


International Relations Director

Carlo Formosa is the International Relations Director at Leonardo since July 2017.

He holds a degree in Political Science from the LUISS Guido Carli University of Rome.

As a career diplomat at the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Minister Plenipotentiary Carlo Formosa was appointed to several international posts, including to the Embassies of Hanoi and Tehran and to the Italian Mission to the United Nations in New York. He also served as Head of the Department for Near East and Peace Process; Head of Cabinet of the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs; Deputy Director General for Country System Promotion; and Director for the Internationalization of the Country System.

In Leonardo he directs the Company’s liaison with foreign Governments, international Institutions such as NATO, the UN and EU, Embassies and the Italian Government for all matters relating to international affairs.