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FABIO PIANINI

96 Frederick Ave, Medford, MA 02155, +1-617-999-5804, fp85681e@westpost.net


INTERNATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS EXPERT
Experienced professional with a talent for driving strategic international commu
nication initiatives that support
corporate objectives and business growth. Results-driven leader in communication
s with a flair for conceptualizing and orchestrating the steps necessary to appl
y communication strategies that increase revenue and profit while building stron
ger organizations. Expertise lies in leveraging broad-based skill set to take o
n complex challenges and transform them into profitable ventures. Exceptional a
bility to establish relationships with external and internal stakeholders and an
authentic interest in determining clients needs and translating them into solut
ions. Decisive team leader with the ability to think laterally and exercise inde
pendent judgment.
QUALIFICATIONS SUMMARY
Communication Strategy, Relationship Management, Strategy Presentation, Mediatio
n & Negotiation, Publication & Production, Media & NGO Relations, Conflict Resol
ution, Social Responsibility, Public Diplomacy, Press Conferences, External Aff
airs, Government Relations
PROFESSIONAL HISTORY
SHELL INTERNATIONAL, The Hague, NL
IT Services Communications Consultant, 2007 - 2009
Hired during period of outsourcing of the majority of the staff and tasked with
running internal communication for up to 3500 IT employees and conveying new pro
cedures and policies.
* Improved fragmented communication integrating daily communication and strategi
c updates from the vice president with change management communications and exte
rnal support for outsourcing program.
* Within three months, charged with supporting major engagement plans while cont
ributing to ad hoc initiative aimed at increasing employees' awareness of IT env
ironmental impact, IT security and IT Delivery Model.
ENI, Rome, IT
International Affairs Manager, 2006 - 2007
Maintained relations with the Italian Foreign Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Inter
national Chamber of Commerce ad foreign embassies in Rome.
* Secured funds from Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, based on established r
elationship and communication, to develop an Eni training initiative. Participa
nts of the initiative had access to courses to broaden technical knowledge and e
nhance their professional growth.
* Spearheaded the creation and launch of "Eni Worldview", an electronic manageme
nt platform to enhance internal communication with easily accessible document an
d reports utilized by the CEO and Leadership Teams during international business
travel.
AGIP KCO, The Hague, NL, Atyrau, KZ
Media and NGOs Relations Manager, 2003-2006
Built and maintained media and NGOs relations for Agip KCO, a Eni subsidiary, op
erating the Kashagan oil field on behalf of: KazMunayGaz, Eni, Shell, Exxon, Tot
al, ConocoPhillips and Inpex.
* Clearly communicated technical and environmental challenges encountered in the
field and persuaded Leadership Team to increase media and NGO site visits to b
oth onshore and offshore facilities.
* Counseled Media Director and Leadership Team during press conferences, public
hearings and other engagements.
ENI, London, UK
Media Relations Officer, 2001-2003
Managed media relations in London during Eni's take-over of Lasmo, an independen
t oil and gas company; acting as liaison between Eni and Citigate Dewe Rogerson.
* Secured and maintained an extensive network of contacts within the generic and
industry press with regular coordination of press conferences for Eni's annual
strategy presentations in the City.
* Managed and diffused a confrontation in Agip Equador's offices in Quito with l
ocal media, NGOs and European MPs protesting Agip's exploitation of the Villano
field in the rain forest; contained situation through direct and efficient commu
nication.
ENI, Rome, IT
International Media Relations Officer, 1997-2000
Built and managed international media relations fielding all inquiries into Eni'
s domestic and international operations.
* Maintained consistent communication through press releases and organized press
conferences; collaborated on a joint press tour with the UNHCR in Azerbaijan to
visit a refugee camp sponsored by Eni as part of its CSR activities.
* Kept media up to date and informed on Eni operations through an orchestrated o
ffshore field trip to the North Sea oil platform Ekofisk for the media.
ENI, Rome, IT
Analyst for International New Initiatives, 1995-1997
Built knowledge base on the functions and scope of the industry upon hire as an
intern.
* Researched and compiled data, both economic and political, on the countries wh
ere Eni operations were in place.

EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT


Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University, Medford, MA
Master of Arts in Law Diplomacy, August 2010
Concentration in International Negotiations and International Organizations
Program on Negotiations, at Harvard Law School, Cambridge, MA
Seminar on Mediation and Conflict Management, May 2010
University of Naples l'Orientale - Stoa Naples, Italy
Master in International Development 1994
University of Pisa Pisa, Italy
Laurea in Filosofia (Equivalent to BA) - Grade: 110/110 cum laude
1992