Advisory Board Member
Francesco Donato is graduated in Law and qualified to practice as a lawyer; he obtained a specialization in Forensic Criminalistics at the Italian National Police Academy in Rome.
Police Colonel, and former director of the Regional Forensic police Center in Tuscany, he currently works as a consultant in forensic sciences, in particular in the field of ballistics, fraudolent documents and graphic analysis. He is included in the Register of Experts of the Court of Florence, with his office in Florence, Italy.
Former lecturer in several univesity courses, such as the Postgraduate School of Forensic Medicine of the University of Florence, the Degree Course in Investigation Sciences at both the University of L'Aquila, and the Faculty of Political Sciences of the University of Bologna (Italy).
He is currently a lecturer in the university Course in Law and Investigation at the Faculty of Law of the University of Siena.
He is the author of numerous publications and press articles and renown speaker at various scientific conferences, both national and international, he was part of the Italian Delegation at the European Union 1st Study Seminar, for the identification and verification of false documents, held in Brussels.