Director of the Scientific Committee of the Italian Diplomatic Academy

Renato Caputo received his Master’s Degree in Law, discussing a thesis on “The new discipline of the disavowal of paternity”. He attended the Professional Refresher Course in “International Law of Armed Conflict” at the University of Trieste, Gorizia. He obtained the “Grado en Derecho” and the “Máster Universitario en Acceso a la Abogacía” at the Universidad Nebrija of Madrid (Spain). He attended the Second Level Short Master’s Degree in High Management at the University of Bari, discussing a thesis on “The Information System for the Security of the Republic and Human Resources Management”. He attended the “Course of Design and Evaluation of Learning” at the University of Foggia. He received the Honoris Causa Doctorate from the Universidad Analitica Constructivista de Mexico.

He is currently Director of the Scientific Committee of the Italian Diplomatic Academy and Adjunct Professor of “International Law and Security Regulations (IUS/13)”, as part of the Second Level Master in Information Science for Security, at the University of Novedrate eCampus (CO).

Vice President of the National Register of Criminologists, he is also a member of the Advisory Board of the European Intelligence Academy of Athens (Greece) and Member of the Scientific Committee of the Review “The Criminal Law of Globalization” published by Pacini Giuridica.

From June 2014 to July 2017 he worked as a State official with diplomatic accreditation in Uzbekistan. In the 14th legislature he was a member of the Cabinet Office of the Minister of Defence. He was actively involved in post-conflict peacemaking and reconstruction activities in many areas of the world. Some of the places where he worked professionally for significant periods are: Albania, Eritrea, Kosovo and Iraq.

He was awarded the Knighthood of the Order of Merit of the Italian Republic in 2006, and numerous other Italian and foreign honours.

Married to Vera, he has two children.