The hon. Paolo Gentiloni (born November 22, 1954 in Rome) is Former Prime Minister of Italy. He is a professional journalist and has a degree in Political Sciences. Since 2001, he is Member of Parliament and was Chairman of the Broadcasting Services Watchdog Committee. He was one of the founding members of the Italian Democratic Party. Between 2006 and 2008 he served as Minister for Communications in Prime Minister Romano Prodi’s government. In 2014 he became Italian Foreign Minister in the government led by Prime Minister Matteo Renzi. In December 2016, he was appointed Prime Minister of Italy, serving until June 1st 2018. In 2018 he has been re-elected for the fifth term to the Chamber of Deputies and he is currently member of the Committee on Foreign Affairs. His last book is “La sfida impopulista”, Rizzoli, 2018.