Giambattista Tofoni

General Manager of EJN since 2010

Giambattista Tofoni

He is one of the founding members of the network in 1987. He started his career as a musician and switched to the production field in 1985: as artistic director and producer he organised more than 2.000 concerts in the most important Italian Festivals (Ravenna, Verona, Mantova, Crossroads, TAM, La Biennale in Venice, etc.). Since 2010 he is a Board member of I-Jazz, the Italian Jazz Federation. He has also a remarkable IT expertise having worked for telecommunication companies from 1985 to1992 He is currently responsible for EJN’s vision, strategy and work programme; overseeing the work of the staff/ focal points/working groups; visiting and assessing EJN activities, suggesting and creating new projects together with the Board/staff/working groups, representing EJN and its interests with other organisations, political bodies including potential members, leading on relationships with other European cultural networks and other relevant bodies.