Stefano Mele

Stefano Mele

Lawyer, Partner, Head of Cybersecurity Department & Space Law, Gianni & Origoni


Stefano Mele is a Partner at Gianni & Origoni where he is the Head of the Cybersecurity Department and Co-Head of the Privacy Department.

He is also the President of the Information and Communication Technology Authority (“Autorità ICT”) of the Republic of San Marino.

He is member of the Regulatory and Governance Committee of the Board of Directors of NEOM.

He is Adjunct Professor of “Cyberspace Law and Policies for National Security” at the Faculty of Security Law of the Foggia University, as well as Academic Fellow of the Chair of Cybersecurity at the Department of Legal Studies of Università Bocconi and Academic Fellow at the Chairs of Legal Informatics and Advanced Legal Informatics of the Faculty of Law of the University of Milan.

He is a member of the Board of Directors and the President of the Cyber Security Commission of the Italian Atlantic Committee, as well as the President of the “Working Group on Cybersecurity” of the American Chamber of Commerce in Italy (AMCHAM) and member of the “Steering Committee Cyber Security” of Assolombarda.

In 2020, he was invited to join the prestigious International Visitors Leadership Program (IVLP) of the U.S. Department of State. Finally, in 2014, the American magazine Forbes included him among the 20 best Cyber Policy Experts in the world to follow on Internet.