- Ragioniere Generale dello Stato
Biagio Mazzotta was born in Rome on 7 April, 1962.
In 1987 he graduated in Economics and Business at the University of Rome “La Sapienza” and, in 2001, he achieved a Specialization in European Studies at Institute of European Studies “A. De Gasperi”. Since 1989 he has been serving at the Ministry of finance – State General Accounting Department.
In 2001 he was appointed Director in the State General Accounting Department – General Inspectorate for the Budget. From February 2007 to July 2007 he was the first-level general manager in charge of the national public accounting center of the State General Accounting Department.
From July 2007 to February 2011 he was Director of the Studies and Research Service of the State General Accounting Department. From March 2011 to May 2019 he was Chief Inspector General of the Inspectorate General for Budget of the State General Accounting Department. He has been a lecturer in State accounting and public finance at the Tax Police School.
He has held courses at the Higher School of Economics and Finance, at the Higher School of Public Administration and at other public administrations.
He was Chairman / Member of the board of auditors of several public entities such as: the Institute for Sports Credit, the Local Heath Authority of Autonomous Region of the Valley of Aosta the Local Heath Authority 20 of the Veneto Region, the Port Authority of Ancona, the Turin-Alessandria-Piacenza Highway Company, the Research Area of Trieste, Cash Deposits and Loans Fund (Cassa Depositi e Prestiti), the State Property Agency, the Higher School of Economics and Finance, the National statistical Office, Galleria Borghese, the Agency of the Board of Auditors, the Italian Real Estate Investment Fund, the Italian Postal Service, the Italian Agency of business development.
He has also been member of the board of auditors of the Italian Securities and Exchange Commission and the National Olympics Committee. He was also Chairman of SOGEI S.p.A., Chairman of the Board of Statutory Auditors of RAI (Radio and Television Company) and Chairman of the Board of Auditors of the Colosseum Archaeological Park. He was member of the Scientific Committee of the Observatory on Public Finance at the Senate. He is member of the Board of Statutory Auditors of the Fondazione Milano-Cortina 2026. He has been appointed State Accountant General since 23 May 2019.