Secretary General of Culture Action Europe

Luca Bergamo

Since the 1st of March 2012, Luca Bergamo is the secretary general of Culture Action Europe. Previously, he was Director-General of the Italian National Agency for Youth from its inception in 2007. Between 2004 and 2007 he was Director-General of Glocal Forum, an international foundation promoting peace dialogue, cultural cooperation and active citizenship in post-conflict areas, in cooperation with UN Agencies and local authorities worldwide. From 1999 to 2004, Luca was the Executive Director of Zone Attive, a public-private company fostering cultural innovation in Italy. Under his leadership Zone Attive conceived and produced many of the most innovative and impacting initiatives that shaped the cultural Italian landscape in the period. From 1993 to 1999 he was with the team of the Mayor of Rome and, in particular, he led the youth policy department and contributed to reengineering the Municipality of Rome. Previously, Luca had worked in ICT and artificial intelligence for approximately ten years. His studies focused on political science and on the role that knowledge plays in human and social development.