Evelina Cristillin – President of the “Museo delle Antichità Egizie” foundation.
After a degree in History and Historical Demography she began her career covering important positions in different fields inherent sports and culture.
She has taught at the Facoltà di Scienze della Formazione, University of Turin, where she was a professor at the Department of Modern History.
Before the academic experience she has worked since 1978 to 1985 in the Fiat Press Office dealing sporting events (races and rallies) and the foreign press.
In 1996-1997 she was a member of the Scientific Committee for the centenary of Juventus, taking care of the exhibition and its catalog, and since 2007 is part of the Group Culture Juventus.
In 1998-99 she was Executive Chairman of the Organising Committee for Turin 2006 which drove her to success in the XX Olympic Winter Games of 2006, bringing the sporting event in Italy after 46 years of absence; the triumph let her earn her the “Golden Collar Olympic” which was awarded in March 2006.
From 2000 to 2007 she was Deputy Chairman of the TOROC, the Organising Committee for the XX Olympic Winter Games Torino 2006, of which she has also managed the section of the organization of the Cultural Olympiad. She was also a member of the Executive Board of the Organizing Committee of the Chess Olympiad in Turin in 2006.
From 2001 to 2005 she attended the National Board of CONI, Italy’s first and only woman elected as a sports manager with special delegation to the 2006 Olympics.
From 2006 to 2010 she served on the Board of Directors of the Teatro Regio in Turin, as a representative of the Minister for Arts and Culture. Since November 2010, a consultant of the Brazilian Chamber of Commerce for the organization of the World Championships of Soccer in 2014.
From 19 November 2012, she is President Foundation Museum of Egyptian Antiquities in Turin.