Born in Naples, thanks to her mother who was passionate about art and a teacher, Simona grew up among artists, museums and art galleries. She earned a degree in Modern Foreign Languages and Literatures with a historical focus from the Istituto Universitario Orientale in Naples. In 1997 she moved to Rome: it was love at first sight and her passion is not over yet.
After a two-year postgraduate Ms in Art and Architecture for Liturgy from the Sant'Anselmo Pontifical University in Rome, she is now earning an additional master's degree in Art History and a first-level master in Art Therapy in Education.
She also works for the Museums of the Municipality of Rome (Capitoline Museums, Centrale Montemartini, etc.) as a tour guide in official events (G20 Summit in Rome in 2021, Rome Mayor's guests, FIFA, etc.) and as a tactile tour guide.
In addition to her activity as a museum educator, she is a licensed tour guide (Rome and the Vatican Museums) and a Nature Interpretive Guide and Walking Leader (GAE).
Member of ENAT (European Network for Accessible Tourism) and of Pantou Listed Suppliers, she is also a school teacher for students with special needs.
She has traveled the seven seas as a scuba dive master and she broadened her horizons by working as a business developer for a food multinational company for many years.
She is also a certified UNAPROL olive oil taster.
She is fluent in English and Spanish.
Back to Guides