Valentino Castellani

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Valentino Castellani
17th Mayor of Turin
In office
Preceded by Giovanna Cattaneo Incisa
Succeeded by Sergio Chiamparino
President of the Turin Organising Committee for the XX Olympic Winter Games
Leader Jacques Rogge
Preceded by Mitt Romney
Succeeded by John Furlong
Personal details
Born (1940-03-19) 19 March 1940 (age 77)
Varmo, Italy
Political party Independent

Valentino Castellani (born March 19, 1940 in Varmo) was the independent Mayor of Turin, Italy, from July 22, 1993 – May 31, 2001, when he led the centre-left coalition. He is also a noted university professor and alumni of the Polytechnic University of Turin. He is the author of some 70 scientific publications, some of which deal with the theory of transmission and coding applied to satellites and mobile communication. From 1999 to 2006 he was President of the Turin Organizing Committee, the organizing committee of the XX Olympic Winter Games in Turin.[1]

He has lived in Turin for over forty years, is married and has three children.


  1. ^ Zinser, Lynn (2 November 2005). "Progress Pleases Organizers In Turin". The New York Times. Retrieved 3 February 2011. 
Preceded by
United States Mitt Romney
President of the Organizing Committee for Winter Olympic Games
Succeeded by
Canada John Furlong
Preceded by
Giovanna Cattaneo Incisa
Mayor of Turin
Succeeded by
Sergio Chiamparino