Riccardo Gucci, professor at the Department of Agrarian, Food and Agro-Environmental Sciences at the University of Pisa, is the new President of the National Academy of Olive Oil. Professor of general arboriculture and vine and olive cultivation, has been part of his scientific activity at the Michigan State University’s Horticulture Department. He is the scientific director of Italus Hortus, the magazine of the Italian Society of Horticulture, of which he has been a member since 1996. In the same year he was appointed Academician of the Georgophiles. Since 2010, he was Vice President of the National Academy of Olive Oil and Oil.