Colonel Paolo Pelosi was born the 25 th of January, 1962, in Rome, Italy.
He joined the “Nunziatella” Military School in 1978, then he attended the Military Academy of Modena and the Carabinieri Officers’ School of Rome. In 1985 he had been promoted Lieutenant and was chosen as commander of a platoon of cadets at the Carabinieri Warrant Officers School of Vicenza. In 1986 he was chosen as commander of a platoon of cadets at the Military Academy of Modena.
After two years he had been promoted to the rank of Captain and appointed to the command of the Carabinieri Company of Orvieto (TR).
In 1991, he becomes commander of a Company of Cadets in the Carabinieri School of Benevento.
In 1994 he moved to Battipaglia (SA) as commander of the local Carabinieri Company.
In 1998, he had been promoted to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel and was appointed to the Command of the Carabinieri district of Caserta (CE). In 2003 he had been deployed in Bosnia Herzegovina as Chief of Staff of MSU in the NATO mission SFOR.
In 2005 he moved to Naples and he held the position of Provost Marshal, Dead and Police Advisor of the Special Staff at NATO Joint Force Command Naples.
In 2009 he had been promoted Colonel and one year after he had been deployed in Kabul (Afghanistan) as the Deputy Director of NATO Police Advisory Cell of COMISAF.
In 2014 he had been deployed in Somalia as the Commander of the Carabinieri Division of International Operation in Missione Addestrativa Italiana in favour of Somali Federal Police.
In 2015 he moved to Bruxelles (Belgium) and appointed as the Senior Police Advisor to the EU Director and Commander of the Civilian Planning and Conduct Capability within the European External Action Service.
He is married and he has a daughter and a son.