Ribera d’Alcalá Riccardo

He is Director-General of the Directorate-General for Internal Policies in the European Parliament which organises the work and coordinates the activities of around 20 permanent and special committees dealing mostly with legislative, institutional and budgetary issues in the internal policy areas of the European Union.
He graduated in Law with 110/110 cum Laude from Federico II University of Naples with a thesis on the evolution of the external competence of the EC, postgraduating in International Law and European Law.
After an initial experience as researcher in international relations at the University of Florence, he joined in the early 1980s the European Commission and then the European Parliament, where he covered different posts.
He was Counsellor for International Relations for EP President Egon Klepsch (1992-1994), Head of Cabinet of President Nicole Fontaine (1999-2002) and Cabinet Director of President Pat Cox (2002-2004). From 2004 to 2007, he was Director for Legislative Coordination in DG Internal Policies dealing with the horizontal coordination of legislative matters and better lawmaking.
He is the author of various articles on EU related matters, and has participated as a speaker in a variety of Conferences and Seminars.
Fluent in French, English, German, Spanish and Italian (mother tongue). Knowledge of Dutch and Portuguese.
He is EP observer member before the European University Institute (Florence) and is member of the Board of Jean Monnet Foundation.

ultimo aggiornamento: agosto 2020