Giancarlo Leone



Manager and Journalist, he plays top management and editorial roles in the field of television, cinema and communication.


  • Member of the Superior Council of Cinema and Audiovisual Industry
  • Member of the Executive Council of the Italian Academy of Cinema – David di Donatello Awards
  • Lecturer of the course on “Global Television” at the LUISS Business School as part of the Master Course on Production Management and Writing School


  • President Audiovisual Producers Association (APA)
  • RAI Deputy Director General for the television offer
  • Deputy Director General for Digital Terrestrial and Development of new Platforms
  • Chief Executive Officer of Rai Cinema / 01 Distribution
  • Director of Rai 1
  • Director of Rai Entertainment
  • Director of the Editorial Coordination of the Rai TV Schedules
  • Director of Channels 1 and 2 TV Division
  • Rai Communication and Press Office Director
  • Rai Strategic Marketing Director
  • President of Rai Corporation
  • Rai International Director
  • Auditel Board Member
  • Teletext Deputy Director
  • Festival dei Due Mondi of Spoleto.

In 2013 he was awarded the title of Knight of the Grand Cross of the Order of Merit of the Italian Republic.



Manager in the field of marketing and communication specialized in istituzional relations, special projects and major events.


  • From 2017 he has been a consultant for Piemme, the advertising sales agency for the newspapers of the Caltagirone Group’s: Il Messaggero (Rome), Il Mattino (Naples), Il Gazzettino (Venice), Il Corriere Adriatico (Marche Region), Il Nuovo Quotidiano di Puglia
  • Public relations for some luxury events (Tiffany, LOEWE, Hublot, The Grand House)
  • Consultant at Treccani
  • Organization of major events such as the ANIA [Italian Insurance Companies Association] Annual Meeting, Corporate Open Day of the api Group, SNAM and some special private parties


  • Treccani consultant
  • Bachelor’s Degree obtained in England on: «BA Drama & Theater Studies.»
  • Intern, later confirmed with a project contract in Paris at Culture Espace, a company specialized in Cultural Marketing
  • Electa Consultant – Mondadori Mostre for the organization of great exhibitions such as “I Cento Capolavori dell’Ermitage”, “Caravaggio” and “Picasso.”
  • An employee at the Rome Chamber of Commerce, she managed the financing for special projects such as «Notte Bianca» and developed technical conferences for the area
  • Start Upper of the “Mercato Internazionale dell’Audiovisivo | The Business Street », with funding by the MISE-ICE [Italian Ministry of Economic Development – Italian National Institute for Foreign Trade], in collaboration with Anica [Italian National Association of Cinema, Audiovisual and multimedia Industries], Apt [Tourist Board] and Doc.it
  • Director of Marketing and fundraising at the Musica per Roma Foundation
  • Lecturer of the Film Product Distribution Course organized by AsForCinema and Anica and of the Master course at the Luiss Business School, on Film and Television Production Management.
Diamara Parodi Delfino