Roberto Ridolfi is Director for Sustainable Growth and Development
at DG Development and Cooperation – EuropeAid.
Twice Ambassador/ Head of delegation to the European Union, Mr
Ridolfi was first in Suva where he served from 2005 to 2007. There
he was in charge of all the relations of the European Union with 15
countries and territories as well as with the Pacific Forum. Later, in
2011he was appointed in Uganda by HRVP C. Ashton where he
served till September 2013.
In between, during his duty as head of unit of Europe Aid F3, he
managed programmes dealing with Environment, Food security,
migration and asylum as well as the One-Billion-Euro Food Facility
in 50 countries.
Mr Ridolfi joined the European Commission in 1994 and took up
duty in the European Delegation to Malawi as infrastructure and
development advisor dealing with infrastructure, transport and