The Government of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar has agreed to the proposed appointment of Mr Ranieri Sabatucci as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the European Union to the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, in succession to Mr Kristian Schmidt.
M Ranieri Sabatucci was born in Rome in June 1960. He earned M.SC. in Agricultural Economics from the university of Perugia, Italy in 1986. From 1986 to 1989, he worked at the Italian Volunteer Service. From 1989 to 2008, he served at the European Commission; from 2008 to 2016 at the Division for the Pacific and at the Division for South East Asia and ASEAN at the EU External Action Service (EEAS) in Brussels, Belgium.
Since 2016, he has been serving as the Ambassador of the European Union to the African Union in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
Mr Sabatucci speaks Italian, English, French and Spanish. He is married and has two daughters.