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PM Draghi appoints Elisabetta Belloni as Director General of the Department of Information Security

12 May 2021

President of the Council of Ministers Mario Draghi has appointed Ambassador Elisabetta Belloni as Director General of the Department of Information Security (‘DIS’), replacing the current Director General, Prefect Gennaro Vecchione.

PM Draghi had previously informed the President of the Parliamentary Committee for the Security of the Italian Republic (‘COPASIR’), Raffaele Volpi, of his intention, and thanked Prefect Vecchione for his commitment to ensuring the security of the State and the institutions. The Interministerial Committee for the Security of the Italian Republic was also consulted prior to the appointment.