Ex-Secretary General of the World Organization of the Scout Movement, Professor, University of Bocconi
Dr. Missoni received his medical training and specialty in tropical medicine from Rome University. He subsequently obtained a Masters Degree from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. He is a professor at Bocconi University Management School in Milan. His area of teaching and research is related to health development cooperation management and global strategies for health.
Dr. Eduardo Missoni was secretary general of the World Organization of the Scout Movement from April 2004 to November 2007.
He became a medical doctor, specializing in tropical medicine, and started his professional life as a volunteer doctor in Nicaragua.
Later he worked as a UNICEF officer in Mexico. He has strong personal experience in and a commitment to the development of civil society initiatives for disadvantaged youth and a dedication to the promotion of active citizenship.
For sixteen years he was responsible for the Italian government's health cooperation programmes in Latin America and sub-Saharan Africa. He has extensive field experience with youth development issues in a wide variety of cultures. He remains a professor at the prestigious Bocconi University Management School in Milan, where he is involved in studies on development cooperation management and global strategies for health.