Born in 1943, Fausto de
Santis became a judge in 1971. In 1994, he became Public Prosecutor,
then Judge at the Court of Cassation in 2001 and Director General of
Statistics within the Ministry of Justice in 2002.
In 2004, he organized, with European funding,
the international conference on "Measuring Justice: Exchange of
National Experiences" in Rome, with the participation of 18
From July 2005 to October 2006, he was also
appointed Director General for IT in Justice.
A member of the Italian delegation in the
CEPEJ since its creation, he was elected President of the CEPEJ in
December 2006. His mandate ended in December 2010.
Mr de Santis died on 9 March 2012.