Franco Pichiorri is enrolled in the Register of Certified Public Accountants and Legal Auditors.

He began his career at Arthur Anderson &Co. in 1974 where he started out as auditor and where he then worked on tax advisory projects. In 1977 he established, in partnership with other colleagues and then on his own, a tax and audit firm through which he worked in his profession until the establishment in 2011 of Studio Tributario Internazionale. He has a 30-years’ experience in corporate tax, auditing and corporate restructuring. He is the key consultant for several first-tier companies operating in entertainment, distribution, food and press industries.

He is member of the board of statutory auditors and directors in many important companies and organizations.Also, he is administrator in leading companies.


Fabrizio Di Gravio graduated from the University LUISS Guido Carli and is enrolled with the Register of Certified Public Accountants and Legal Auditors. After his experience with a tax and corporate consulting firm he joined Studio Tributario Internazionale where he mainly deals with corporate and tax assistance for international organizations and companies. He is an expert in corporate and public entities taxation and was appointed as legal auditor or statutory board member in several private and public companies. He carries out audits for the control of European funds for first-tier Italian companies.

He has a sound experience in auditing and advice on the main European financial tools for supporting research and development activities in almost all scientific disciplines (Seventh Framework Program - FP7 and Horizon 2020). He also specializes in real estate and energy industries.

Fabrizio Di Gravio is an associate at Russell Bedford SITAX since 2015.


Paolo Parente graduated from the University Roma Tre with a dissertation on Tax Legislation and is enrolled with the Register of Certified Public Accountants and Legal Auditors.

Former officer in the Tax National Guard (Guardia di Finanza), he collaborated with first-tier tax and corporate consulting firms. His main activities and specialization include: tax and corporate issues, financial statement - including consolidated ones - domestic tax planning, M&A and corporate restructuring for medium to large Italian and international companies. His area of expertise include: indirect taxation, M&A, business plan, budgeting and management control with a focus on the real estate, infrastructure and renewable energy industries. He is appointed as statutory board member in several high-profile Italian companies.

Paolo Parente is an associate at Russell Bedford SITAX since 2015.


Francesco Cicculli graduated from University Roma Tre and is enrolled in the Register of Certified Public Accountants and Legal Auditors. After working for a corporate consulting firm, he joined Studio Tributario Internazionale.

He assists international corporations (mainly those with Spanish-speaking management)  in tax matters such as several direct tax and transfer pricing issues. He also provides advice and assistance for large international corporations in the real estate and IT industries.

He collaborates and gives lectures in the MA in International Tax Planning at the University of Rome “La Sapienza”, where he also carries out research activities in international taxation.

Francesco Cicculli is an associate at Russell Bedford SITAX since 2015.


Ferdinando De Feo graduated cum laude at LUISS Guido Carli University in Rome and is enrolled with the Register of Certified Public Accountants and Legal Auditors. In 2011, in partnership with other lawyers and CPAs he founded Studio Tributario Internazionale. He gained a robust experience in the tax area, and especially corporate tax, specializing in M&A operations and private equity. He can offer a many years’ experience with international and Italian clients in the practices of business valuation, tax litigation and arbitration, with which he deals constantly in the exercise of his profession.

His fluency in the Spanish language and his knowledge of the Italian tax laws and regulations made it possible for many Spanish companies and corporations to choose him as the  key contact person and counsellor in the complex area of tax laws and bilateral regulations, in which he is an expert.

He is a member of the Commission “National and International Business Development Instruments” of the Rome Association of Certified Public Accountants and Legal Auditors.

Of Counsel Labour Department

Andrea Russo graduated cum laude from La Sapienza University of Rome, and has been a member of the Bar Association since 2000 and a member of the Special Register of Lawyers since 2015.

He mainly deals with labour and social security law and in particular with human resources organisation, disciplinary proceedings, contracts, restructuring processes, and litigation.

He has a consolidated experience with Italian and international clients, mainly Spanish.

Andrea is accredited with the following Spanish institutions in Italy: Oficina Economica y Comercial of the Spanish Embassy in Milan, Basque Trade&investment, Milan and Catalonia Trade & Investment, Milan.

Since 2008, he has been a speaker at conferences and seminars in the field of labour law and is the author of numerous publications, most recently 'Il licenziamento del lavoratore, il procedimento, le casistiche e le tutele, tutte le novità' (ed. Seac, 2021).

Andrea Russo is an associate at Russell Bedford SITAX since 2022.