Prof. Eduardo Missoni, MD, MSc, (Rome, 1954) is a member of the Faculty of the Geneva School of Diplomacy. His teachings and research activities include Management of International Institutions and Non profit Organizations, Global Health and Development related Policy-making and Management. He is currently a professor at the Bocconi University and SDA-Bocconi School of Management; he also holds teaching duties at the Faculty of Sociology of the Bicocca University in Milan (Italy) and until 2010 at the International Organizations MBA (IOMBA) of the University of Geneva (Switzerland), where he was a visiting professor for Ethics and International Organizations. From 1987 to 2002, he was an Advisor to the Directorate General for Development Cooperation in the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, In this capacity, he was in charge of health and social development programmes in Latin America and the Caribbean, and Sub-Saharan African countries. During the same period he acted as the liaison officer with WHO and PAHO, represented Italy individually or participating in wider delegations at international meetings (including WHO Executive Board and World Health Assembly) and expert groups (including the G8 health group, that he chaired in 2001). Earlier on, he was a UNICEF officer in Mexico and a medical volunteer in Nicaragua.
Between 2004 and 2007, he was the Secretary General of the World Organization of the Scout Movement (the world’s largest youth organization).
He recently co-authored with dr. Daniele Alesani the book “Management of International Institutions and NGOs. Frameworks, Practices and Challenges” (Routledge 2014).