Angelo Matassa is a retired Brigadier General of the Guardia di Finanza, the Italian Police Force, that deals with the fight against economic and financial crime. He has an extensive senior executive experience in leading high-risk portfolios involving multiple stakeholders, programs, directorates, and coordinating with domestic, national/international agencies. After attending the Academy of the Guardia di Finanza, he graduated in Law at Salerno University and in Economic and Financial Security at Rome “Tor Vergata” University. During his 41 years with the Guardia di Finanza, he oversaw investigations and operations in the areas of Tax and Financial frauds, Serious and Organized Crime, Money Laundering and Proceeds of Crime, Corruption and Frauds in managing public funds of national and EU budget, border Security and Custom fraud. In 2012 he was posted to the Embassy of Italy in Ottawa, as tax police Attaché, to promote and to enhance, on behalf of the Italian tax Authorities, initiatives for international cooperation with the collateral Canadian counterparts. In 2017 he ended the mandate abroad and was back to Italy. After the retirement, he has started a new professional endeavour in the field of consulting in the public sector, for corporate and professional. He currently is partner in K-Solution S.r.l., a law firm that deals with privacy matters and compliance to AML and anticorruption legislation.