Please provide your details and we'll get in touch within 24 hours

Check Speaker Availability

Gianni Riotta

speaker location icon Rome, Italy

Editor-in-Chief, Il Sole 24 Ore (2009-11)

Director, TG1 (2006-09)

Leading Italian commentator on economics, politics and business

Gianni Riotta was Editor-in-Chief of Il Sole 24 Ore, Italy’s leading financial and business newspaper, from 2009 to 2011.

He is one of Italy’s most respected journalists, particularly in the areas of economics, politics and business. He also served as the Director of TG1, the main evening news journal on the public broadcaster RAI TV, from 2006 to 2009. Before RAI TV, he worked as a correspondent for such notable publications as The New York Times, The Washington Post, Le Monde, and Foreign Policy and served as co-editor of La Stampa.

Over his career, Gianni has served much of his time as a correspondent in foreign countries, including a considerable amount of time in the U.S. where he studied at Columbia University. He has interviewed many notable business leaders and policy-makers, among them George W. Bush.

Gianni is now a a Visiting Professor at the Department of French and Italian at Princeton University.

Book Gianni Riotta as a keynote speaker, send us an email.

Our Comment

"Gianni’s regular contributions to top publications around the world have cemented his reputation as a commentator of the highest quality. In particular, he has been vocal about how to restructure Italy’s economy and reform its political landscape in the face of the Eurozone sovereign debt crisis."

get in touch

We’re here to help.

If you can’t find the right speaker you need, or would like speaker ideas tailored to your event,

talk to us on the details below.

For UK, Europe, Middle East and other international enquiries, please contact

Raleigh Addington

+44 2072930864

For US enquiries,

please contact

Ellis Trevor

+1 646-844-8287 

For Asia enquiries

please contact

Rafe Fletcher