H.E. Mr. Pier Giorgio Aliberti
Pier Giorgio Aliberti is Ambassador of the European Union to Vietnam since the 1st of September 2019. His previous post was Deputy Principal Director for Asia and Oceania at the Italian Ministry for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation. He has served as Italian Ambassador to Myanmar from June 2015 to June 2018. Previously, he was Head of the Political Office at the Embassy of Italy in Washington, DC, where he started working in 2010.
Prior to his assignment to the United States, he served at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Rome (MFA) as European Correspondent and Director for Common Foreign and Security Policy and European Security and Defense Policy at the European Integration Directorate-General (2007-2010), and as Deputy Director for EU External Relations (2006-2007).
His career was mostly focused on European and Asian matters.
He graduated in Economics at Bocconi University in Milan, continued his studies at the Ecole Nationale d’Administration (ENA) in France, and had his MSc in Applied Environmental Economics at Wye College, University of London, UK. He lectured at Universities and international research centres in various European countries and participated as speaker on EU and Asian matters in many events. Fluent in English, French, Spanish and Italian, he published articles on EU and Western Balkans and South East Asia matters.
Green and Digital Twin Transition in Europe and Vietnam: Policy Implications for Vietnam’s Industrialization and Digitalization Process