Luca Dall’Oglio has been serving as the Chief of Mission of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) at the Washington office since October 1, 2012. Mr. Dall'Oglio became a board member of USAIM in September, 2012 and was elected CEO of USAIM in March, 2013.
Prior to this assignment, Mr. Dall'Oglio was appointed Special Envoy of IOM's Director General for Haiti in January 2010. He became the IOM Chief of Mission in Haiti in June 2010. From 2003 to 2010, Mr. Dall'Oglio served as the Permanent Observer for the IOM to the United Nations in New York.
A sociologist by training, Mr. Dall’Oglio has dedicated a large part of his career to issues related to population stabilization, post-crisis transition and recovery, with extensive field assignments in the Horn of Africa, Mozambique, Haiti, Guatemala and Kosovo. He was also IOM’s Regional Representative in Washington D.C. and Rome.
Prior to IOM, he worked for UNESCO’s regional office for social sciences in Bangkok promoting teaching and research in the area of human rights, population, youth and migration. Before joining the international civil service, Mr. Dall’Oglio conducted teaching and research activities with the University of Rome and national and international research organizations. He has authored several published papers on migration and international cooperation.