According to the website of the Italian Embassy in Kyiv, La Cecilia started performing his duties in Ukraine on Tuesday, August 30.
Davide La Cecilia was born in Rome in 1961. He graduated from the University of Rome as political scientist. His diplomatic career began in 1989, as he started working at the Italian state secretariat.
In the 1990s, the official worked in Hong Kong, London and Rome. In 2001-2005, he chaired the department of trade and economics in the Italian Embassy in Tokyo.
Since 2013 until today, he served as Italy’s Consul General in Jerusalem.