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Enrico Letta Portrait

Former Italian Prime Minister and former Dean of the School of International Affairs at Sciences Po in Paris, Mr Enrico Letta is currently leader of the Italian Democratic Party (PD). He has featured prominently both in Italy’s domestic affairs and in European politics. During his tenure in the Italian government, he served as Minister for EU Affairs and Minister for Industry, Commerce and Crafts and Foreign Trade, in addition to being a Member of the European Parliament from 2004 to 2006. Mr Letta has a PhD in European Union Law and he has published extensively on EU affairs, particularly on EU enlargement, indicating his firm commitment to and interest in the continent’s welfare.