Rear Admiral (UH) Fabio Agostini

Commander of Operation EUNAVFOR MED IRINI

Rear Admiral (LH) Fabio AGOSTINI was born in Rome in 1966. In 2020, he was appointed as Operation Commander of Operation EUNAVFOR MED IRINI. Agostini joined the Naval Academy in October 1986 and received his commission as Ensign in November 1989. He was part of the most important naval operations as Commanding officer of the Patrol Ship Cassiopea (1998), of the Frigate Espero (2006), and of the Destroyer Duilio (2013). Besides his experience in the sea, he held several positions within the Navy and Defense General Staff. He served as Head of the Parliamentary Affairs Section within the Cabinet of the Minister of Defence (2007) and as Deputy Head of the Alliances Policy Branch in the Defence General Staff (2010). Agostini holds a Master’s Degree in Defence Studies from King’s College, London. Since 2019, he has been a teacher at the school, where he graduated with the Master’s Program in Public and Institutional Communication.