Gaetano Manfredi

Gaetano Manfredi (born 4 January 1964) is an Italian university professor and politician. He has been mayor of Naples since 2021, and has served as the Minister of University and Research in the second government of Giuseppe Conte from 2020 to 2021.[1]

Gaetano Manfredi
Gaetano Manfredi 2020 (cropped).jpg
Mayor of Naples
Assumed office
18 October 2021
Preceded byLuigi de Magistris
Minister of University and Research
In office
10 January 2020 – 13 February 2021
Prime MinisterGiuseppe Conte
Preceded byLorenzo Fioramonti
Succeeded byMaria Cristina Messa
Personal details
Born (1964-01-04) 4 January 1964 (age 58)
Ottaviano, Campania, Italy
Political partyIndependent
Spouse(s)Cettina Del Piano
Children1
Alma materUniversity of Naples Federico II

Academic careerEdit

Manfredi previously served as rector of University of Naples.[citation needed]

Political careerEdit

Minister of University and ResearchEdit

Manfredi has overseen the response to the COVID-19 outbreak in Italy in relation to Italian universities.[2][3] Manfredi announced that online lessons would be delivered to students in key areas most affected by the outbreak starting from 2 March 2020.[4]

Mayor of NaplesEdit

He is elected as Mayor of Naples in the 2021 Naples municipal election.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Università, chi è il nuovo ministro Gaetano Manfredi: ingegnere, guida la Federico II di Napoli e presiede la conferenza dei rettori". Il Fatto Quotidiano (in Italian). 28 December 2019. Retrieved 2 January 2020.
  2. ^ "Coronavirus, Manfredi: "Da lunedì 2 marzo riprendono le lezioni all'università, ma solo online"". Fanpage (in Italian). Retrieved 6 March 2020.
  3. ^ "Coronavirus, all'Università di Trento stop alle lezioni ma confermate le lauree a porte chiuse. Il ministro: Stiamo lavorando per didattica a distanza". il Dolomiti (in Italian). 5 March 2020. Retrieved 6 March 2020.
  4. ^ "Coronavirus, Manfredi, Università: "Da lunedì lezioni on line per gli studenti delle aree colpite, primo passo verso la normalità" - Coronavirus, Manfredi, Università: "Da lunedì lezioni on line per gli studenti delle aree colpite, primo passo verso la normalità"". Miur - Ministero dell'istruzione - Ministero dell'università e della ricerca (in Italian). Retrieved 27 February 2020.
  5. ^ "Elezioni comunali Napoli 2021 - Risultati - la Repubblica".
Political offices
Preceded by Mayor of Naples
2021 – incumbent
Incumbent