Enrico Letta

President, Associazione Italia-ASEAN, Italy - Dean, Paris School of International Affairs, Sciences Po

Enrico Letta is President of the Italy-ASEAN Association. He is Dean of the Paris School of International Affairs, Sciences Po, France. He is President of the Jacques Delors Institute, a think tank in Paris and Berlin, founded by the ex President of the European Commission, Jacques Delors.
He was Prime Minister of the Italian Republic from April 28, 2013, to February 22, 2014.
He has been Secretary General of the independent think tank Arel since 1993.
He was a member of the Italian Parliament from 2001 to June 2015, with the exception of 2004 to 2006, when he was serving in the European Parliament.
He was Undersecretary of State to the Prime Minister of the center-left government led by Romano Prodi from 2006 to 2008.
Born in Pisa, he traveled a personal and educational path with Europe at the heart: from his childhood in Strasbourg – where he attended elementary and middle school – to his degree in International Law from the University of Pisa. He obtained a PhD in European Union Law at the Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies in Pisa.
He became Minister for EU Affairs in November 1998. He served as Minister for Industry, Commerce and Crafts from January to April 2000, and as Minister for Industry, Commerce and Crafts and Minister for Foreign Trade from April 2000 to May 2001.