Pellegrino Riccardi

Cross-Cultural Expert

Pellegrino Riccardi was raised in the UK in what he describes as the archetypal Italian family. For the past 21 years, Pellegrino has lived and worked in Norway.


Pellegrino is a highly sought-after moderator, keynote speaker and after-dinner speaker. With well over 150 annual appearances on a stage somewhere in the world, Pellegrino is very accustomed to being on “both sides of the table” when it comes to contributing to a successful conference. A recent client described Pellegrino’s moderator assignment like this: “Pellegrino displayed a truly unique ability to lead our international audience through two intense conference days. Always well-prepared, Pellegrino is both knowledgeable and highly entertaining at the same time. WIth his warm, disarming and humorous style, Pellegrino displays a rare ability to seamlessly link everything together. 


Pellegrino’s speciality is in the field of cross-cultural relations, working with many of Norway’s top international companies, including many within the maritime, oil & gas, and fishing sectors.


Pellegrino is also a published author and is a regular guest on Norway’s national TV show “Good Morning Norway”, where he is invited in to provide an international perspective to Norwegians and Norway.