Angelofabio Attolico joined the Steering Committee in 2019.
PhD in post-classical archaeology at the University of Bari, he has participated as a speaker in many international conferences and has written several scientific publications on archaeology and medieval art history, with particular attention to the Langobard age, to ancient mobility and the phenomenon of rock settlements. He is an archaeologist accredited by the Mibac, an environmental hiking guide, a tour guide and a tour leader recognized by the Apulia Region. He worked on the construction of some PUGs, with particular attention to the conservation of the so-called tratturi. In the context of cultural and environmental heritage, he is one of the authors of the 2017-2020 strategic plan of the Apulia Region, dealing with the development of cultural, slow and green tourism products for both public and private entities. He is technical project manager of two Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe: for the European Association Vie Francigene he coordinates the Via Francigena del Sud, for the Phoenicians’ Route he deals with Smart Ways and integrated experiential tourism products. Since 2020, he has been a member, appointed by the Minister Franceschini, of the Permanent Commission for the Promotion of Tourism in Italy headed by the Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Tourism.
He is co-founder of the regional “Cammini di Puglia” network and the national “Cammini del Sud” network, and President of In Itinere, a cooperative with which he conceived, designed and structured the Cammino Materano and the Via Traiana. He is currently Head of Sustainable Tourism, Cultural Routes and Itineraries at the Department of Tourism, Economics of Culture and Valorisation of the Territory, Apulia Region.