Pier Francesco Bernacchi
He was born in 1940. He graduated in Political Sciences at the Alfieri Institution in Florence. At 24, he became director of Pescia Civil Hospital. Afterwards, he held a position of influence in the Health sector of the Italian region Tuscany. He is very active in the planning and management of accommodation-spa facilities. He has also been working in the education sector. He is member of the National Culture Committee of Confindustria. Since 1982, he has been working in the Carlo Collodi National Foundation. He is currently its Chairman. He promotes the Foundation’s activities to make it the international epicenter of important activities aimed at supporting a culture of children and for children. He was nominated Commander of the Republic. The Italian Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities awarded to him a Silver Medal of cultural merit.