Matteo's fascination for different peoples and cultures has brought him to make a home of NYC, a privileged observatory of the world. After earning an M.A. in International Relations from New York University, he embarked on a string of production projects in news, documentary, fashion and advertising that have taken him throughout the US, Afghanistan, Italy, Mexico, Venezuela and Argentina. His work has been shown at the Sundance Film Festival and published, among others, by Rai TV, Reuters, and The New York Times. In 2016, he worked for the Hillary For America campaign delivering several ads for digital and TV markets. He currently heads the Film and Photo unit of the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs.