Linda Lanzilotta

Vice President of the Italian Senate

Linda Lanzilotta is an Italian politician and academic who is the current Vice-President of the Italian Senate, a position she has held since March 2013. Previously the Minister for Regional Affairs and Local Communities under Romano Prodi's government, she has also served as Secretary-General to the Prime Minister’s office as well as a member of the Italian Chamber of Deputies, for the Alliance for Italy. From 2001-2005 she lectured in public management at Rome 3 University. In addition, Lanzilotta is the founder and president of GLOCUS, an independent think tank which promotes reformist policies in Italy.