Marta Dassù chairs the overall Initiative, as agreed with the other Partners, ensuring the coherence of each topic and organizational step.
Marta Dassù is Senior Director of European Affairs at The Aspen Institute and Editor-in-Chief of Aspen Institute Italia’s journal, Aspenia. She was Italy’s Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs from November 2011 to February 2014. She is also a member of the Board of Directors of Leonardo Finmeccanica, Trevi Finanziaria, Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei and Vice President of The Center for American Studies in Rome.
She sits on the Board of Directors of IAI (Istituto Affari Internazionali) and The Council for the United States and Italy. She is member of the Advisory Council of the European Policy Centre in Brussels and a member of the scientific committee of the LUISS School of Government in Rome.
She is a regular contributor to the Italian newspaper La Stampa and she is the author of various books and essays.