This week, Ira Sternberg spoke with Guy Antognelli.
Guy Antognelli, Deputy General Manager, Monaco Government Tourist and Convention Authority, studied economics at the University of Nice Sophia Antipolis. He earned a Masters in Financial Engineering, then began his career in the Back Office of the Monegasque subsidiary of a Swiss private bank. Antognelli then joined the Risk and Internal Audit department of the same bank.
During the following 10 years, he contributed to the development of an insurance office in the Principality of Monaco, first as a manager then as customers’ branch manager.
In 2011, Antognelli seized the opportunity to participate in tourism outreach of Monaco, becoming the Statistics Service Officer in the Tourism and Convention Authority of the Principality of Monaco. He contributed to developing and reorienting the mission of this service, which is now in charge, not only of statistics, but also of strategic and competitive intelligence.
He was appointed Deputy General Manager in the same organization that has multiple missions: promotion of the destination abroad; welcoming visitors in the Principality; offering all necessary assistance through the Convention Bureau; and organizing events on the territory.