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Portrait of Simonetta Buttò

Simonetta Buttò

Director Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities and Tourism Italy Government

Simonetta Buttò (1957) is the director of the Central Institute for the Union Catalogue of the Italian Libraries (ICCU, Rome) of the Italian Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities and Tourism (MiBACT). Before she took on this role, she was the director of the University Library in Genova, the director of the Library of Modern and Contemporary History in Rome and the director of the National Library “Vittorio Emanuele III” in Naples.
Since 1998 is professor in several Italian universities as L’Aquila, Pisa and Siena and Scuola di specializzazione in beni archivistici e librari of the Sapienza University of Rome and Scuola di Alta Formazione of the Central Institute for the Restoration and Preservation of Archival and Library Heritage (ICRCPAL) of MiBACT.
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