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 2011 to 2014. She is also a member of the Board of Directors of Finmeccanica, Trevi Finanziaria and Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei. Executive President of Women for Expo and Vice-President of the Center for American Studies in Rome. She sits on the board of directors of the International Affairs Institute (IAI), as well as on the board of the International Institute for Strategic Studies in London. She is a 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 is the author of several books and essays.