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General Director National Museum of Science and Technology Leonardo da Vinci
Born in Milan, Fiorenzo Galli holds a degree in Political Economics and Finance from the Università degli Studi - Milan. Married with two sons, officer of the Italian Alpine troops, he backs-up his entrepreneurial work with a long career in the family business in the electro mechanic sector. He is General Director of the National Museum of Science and Technology Leonardo da Vinci since 2001. He is Professor of Contemporary Museology at the Università degli Studi (Milan) and he teaches other regular and master courses in different Universities. He has covered different positions in Confindustria (Italian Entrepreneurial Association) and Assolombarda (Association of firms in the Milan area), serving as a member of the Executive Board and of the Presidential Committee. He has also been President of the lobby “Giovani Industriali” (Young Industrialists) and a member of the Board of the “Probiviri” of Assolombarda. He is a member of the Kuratorium of the Deutsches Museum in Munich, part of the Committee for the Development of Scientific and Technological Culture of the Italian Ministry of Education, and sits in various other scientific committees. Speaker at numerous international conferences, he has written over a hundred articles and contributions on scientific culture. He is author of the book “Milano e le sue rotte obbligate” (English edition: Notes on Sustainable Citizenship), 1st Italian National Science Communication Prize 2016 (section: legal, economic and social sciences). He has received many awards and merits in the cultural field.