Elected on 2 March 2015, Carlo Santarelli is the Chair of the Consortium for the Protection of Pecorino Toscano PDO. He was born in Manciano in 1960, into a family of farmers with a long tradition of sheep farming behind them. This tradition is also carried on by Santarelli who today manages a 400-head sheep farm together with his wife and son. Carlo became administrator of the Caseificio Sociale Manciano and was already a member of the board in 1992. In 2001 he assumed the chair which he still holds today. The work is not limited to the dairy, it also involves representing all the sheep farmers of the Tuscany Region within the Consortium for the Protection of Pecorino Toscano PDO.