Rita Ciccone - senior partner, head of the area



PhD in International Law, University of Siena

Degree in Political Science, Federico II University of Naples 


Professional experience

In F2i since 2013


Consultant for the Ministry of Economics, the Italian Authority for Electrical Energy and Gas (AEEG) and ECJ

Associate Professor in International Law

Court of First Instance, Luxembourg

Directorate General for Competition

European Court of Justice, Luxembourg

Legal Service of EU Commission, Brussels

Secretariat-General of the European Commission, Brussels

She has been working for F2i since September 2013. In the previous five-year period she was head of the  regulatory, legal and corporate management of Alitalia-CAI, and was also the Secretary of the Board of Directors and previously a consultant for Antitrust and EU matters during the start-up phase.
In 2008 she was a consultant for AEEG and the Ministry of Economics (Department for Fiscal Policies), as an expert in EU law.
Prior to that, she worked for 15 years in the European Institutions, first with the Secretariat-General of the European Commission, then as an Official with the Legal Service of the Commission itself and finally as a Referendary in the European Court of Justice and the Court of first instance.   
She was the Head of Cabinet and then Secretary General of the Italian Competition Authority (AGCM), with an involvement in the meetings of the College and was responsible for the functioning of the services and offices of the Authority.
She is currently an ordinary member of the Superior Council of Communication; a Professor in the Faculty of Law of Bari's LUM University; and a member of the college of lecturers for the "Competition and market law of the European Union" PhD at the Suor Orsola Benincasa University in Naples.