Simone Pettinau joined JRS in January 2018 as International Finance Officer. Prior to this appointment, he worked with the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Italian Agency for Cooperation and Development, and the European Neighborhood Programme for the Mediterranean (ENPI CBC Med).
He consolidated his experience in finance, procurement, and administration by working on emergency and development programmes in the Middle East region and in Europe.
He holds a Master in Peacekeeping Management from Turin University, BA in Political Science from the University of Cagliari and is currently undertaking his ICAEW Certificate in Finance, Accounting and Business from the Institute of Chartered Accountant in England.
He is from Cagliari, Sardinia, and he enjoys running and travelling.