noun. One who facilitates leadership experiences for Ariel. synonyms; thought leader, guide, guru.

Fabrizio Matteini

Fabrizio Matteini

London, United Kingdom


  • EMEA


Fabrizio Matteini is an actor, director, and acting coach with more than 25 years of experience in the arts. Prior to joining Ariel, he has been working as an actor in several productions internationally. Fabrizio’s credits include TV, filming, and theatre. Fabrizio is dedicated to bringing his performing expertise in show business to help a broad range of people to improve communication, presence, and self-awareness.

Business Experience

Fabrizio has always had a keen interest in arts, coaching, and education. He founded a Theatre Company in Italy and he has been Artistic Director of the Valle Christi International Theatre Festival (Rapallo) for 5 years. Alongside his artistic career, he has been a coach and a facilitator. Fabrizio applies performing techniques like storytelling, role play and communication skills, into business. Recent clients include:


  • Warner Bros UK
  • Puratos UK
  • Fincantieri IT
  • Confindustria IT
  • Carige Group IT
  • GGallery IT

Acting Experience

Fabrizio graduated from the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama in London (MA) and the Theater Academy at the National Theatre of Genoa. He also graduated in Ancient Drama cum laude at the Univ. of Genoa (BA). He has acted in Italy, France, Spain, Belgium, U.S.A. and United Kingdom. Fabrizio has created and directed several shows. He’s been teaching acting for years and has taught Drama and Direction at the University Theatre IUAV of Venice. He won a Hystrio Vocational Award. He played in the show La Strada, on the UK tour, and in London West End.

He is Cardinal Mosca in the “Medici-Masters of Florence”, a hit Netflix TV series with Dustin Hoffman and Richard Madden.

Education and Credentials

  • BA in Humanities and Classic at University of Genova (Italy)
  • MA in Acting at Royal Central School of Speech and Drama (UK)
  • Level 2 in Counseling Certificate (UK)
  • Acting Diploma at School of the Italian National Theatre of Genoa (Italy)
  • EU Master in Acting ‘Ecole des Maitres’ (France, Belgium, Italy)