Alessandro is Deputy General Counsel and Group Data Protection Officer at Colt, a Fidelity-owned network and data centre services company active in more than 30 countries globally. He is an English and Irish Solicitor, an Italian Avvocato, a Chartered Governance Professional, and a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/E).
Alessandro has extensive experience in the high-tech space, with roles at Hexagon (world leader in design, measurement and visualisation technologies), the European Space Agency, and Interoute Communications, now GTT. He started his career in private practice at Studio Legale Tonucci, He attended Rome University "La Sapienza", the University of Law and is also an alumnus of the Hague Academy of International Law, and of the British Council's European Young Lawyers Scheme.
Since 2012, he serves on the Law Society Technology and Law Committee, which provides guidance on the impact of new technologies on the legal profession. Until May 2019 he was ACC UK Country Representative. In 2015 he was awarded Country Representative of the Year.
Alessandro sits on ACC Europe Legal Operations Advisory Board and is a UK Council Member for CLOC, the Corporate Legal Operations Consortium. In February 2019 Alessandro was recognised by Legal500 as Data Protection Individual of the Year.