Giampiero
Zurlo

President & CEO

Head of Public Affairs & Lobbying, deals with parliamentary and government relations for top clients of the company, oversees the Legislation and Governance Office, takes care of the legal measures liaising with the Legal Department, following himself operations of lobbying.

Giampiero is the Founder of UTOPIA, Chairman and CEO.

Lawyer, he graduated with honors in Law at LUISS Guido Carli University, specializing in Corporate Law and Negotiation Law.

Before designing and founding UTOPIA, in the XVI Legislature, he acted as legal advisor to a leading Majority Parliamentary Group at the Committee for European Affairs of the Chamber of Deputies, also carrying out his professional activity at COSAC (Conférence des Organes Spécialisés dans les Affaires Communautaires) in Brussels.

In the XIV and XV Legislature he was parliamentary assistant to the Senate of the Republic, in charge of Public Affairs and Founding Member of the “Buon Governo” Foundation.

These experiences have allowed him to deepen, above all in a practical way, the knowledge of Constitutional Law, Parliamentary Law and European Union Law, matters which he still deals with in his professional activity in UTOPIA.

In 2005 - 2006 he worked in the staff of the then President of the Council of Ministers for the coordination of the Electoral Office on the occasion of the national political elections.

In the XVII Legislature he was a member of the Council of Experts of the President of the Finance Committee of the Chamber of Deputies.

He was the organizer of the 2nd level University Master's Degree in European Private Law, directed by Prof. Guido Alpa, and carried out in collaboration with the University of Rome "La Sapienza" and the National Bar Council.

Until 2017 he was a member of the Board of Directors of INTERSOS, an international humanitarian organization that operates in 19 countries around the world in favor of populations in danger, victims of natural disasters and armed conflicts.

He is a Founding Member of the Association "He wants the heart", a humanitarian non-profit organization founded on the inspiration of Cardinal Francesco Coccopalmerio, President of the Pontifical Council for Legislative Texts, and of the famous actor Lino Banfi.

He has a great passion for tennis and skiing, a strong bond with music and musical instruments.

He loves the Divine Comedy.

He is an incurable Utopian.

In UTOPIA they say about him

“In the past life must have been an engineer, architect , gardener, interior designers, fashion editors, chef, art director, copywriter… In short, there is nothing he cannot deal with.”