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Piero Bassetti

Schola Italica President

Piero Bassetti, (1928) graduated in Business and Economics from Bocconi University, Milan and perfected his studies at Cornell University, subsequently specialising in Economic Sciences at the London School of Economics.

Board member and Councilor at Milan Town Council from 1956 to 1967, he was the first President of the Lombardy Region from 1970 to 1974. Member of Parliament from 1976 to 1982, he was also President of the Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture in Milan (1982-1997) as well as President of the Union of Italian Chambers of Commerce (1983-1992). From 1993 to 1999 he was President of the Association of Chambers of Commerce Abroad (CCIE).

Currently President of Globus et Locus, an association of institutions whose objective is to analyse global and local relations. He is also President of the Giannino Bassetti Foundation, the purpose of which is the study of "responsibility in innovation". 

Author of political essays and economic studies, he has written "Occidente Scomodo" (Vallecchi, 1978), "L’Italia si è rotta", (Laterza, 1996), "Milanesi senza Milano" (Mursia 1999), "Globali e locali!" (Giampiero Casagrande, 2001), “Italici” (Giampiero Casagrande, 2008), “Italic lessons” (2010), "Svegliamoci italici! Manifesto per un futuro glocal" (Marsilio, 2014) also translated into english in 2016.

Schola Italica President

6 October 2017 Piero Bassetti

Schola Italica President

10 October 2017 Veronica Trevisan

Italics Project Representative, Globus et Locus

10 October 2017 Francesco Zurlo

Vice President School of Design Politecnico di Milano

10 October 2017 Rodrigo Rodriquez

Managing Director

10 October 2017 Silvana Annicchiarico

Curator for the Triennale Design Museum

10 October 2017 Davide Cadeddu

Associate Professor of History of Political Theories at the University of Milan

10 October 2017 Giulio Ceppi

Architect and designer, Professor at Politecnico di Milano

10 October 2017 Fabio Corno

Associate Professor of Business Economics at the University of Milan - Bicocca, Certified Public Accountant and Official Auditor

10 October 2017 Niccolò d'Aquino

Journalist and author of "La Rete Italica. Idee per un Commonwealth" (edition 2017)

10 October 2017 Fabio Finotti

"Mariano di Vito" Professor at the University of Pennsylvania and President of AISLLI

10 October 2017 Riccardo Giumelli

Researcher and professor of Sociology of Cultural Processes at the University of Verona

10 October 2017 Giovanni Lanzone

Journalist and essayist, Italia Patria della Bellezza Foundation

10 October 2017 Vincenzo Orioles

Associate Professor of Glottology and Linguistics at the University of Udine

19 October 2017 Maddalena Tirabassi

Director of Centro Altreitalie