Roberto Labanti was born in 1977 in Bologna (Italy).
He is associate member (in 1997-1998) and full member (since 1999) of Centro Italiano Studi Ufologici (he served in the board of the association between November 2005 and October 2009). In 2000, he was one of the founders of the Italian Committee for Project Hessdalen (CIPH). Since August 2005 he is the coordinator of the Luminous Phenomena in Atmosphere Commission of CISU.
He is a regular contributor of Query.