Senator. Region of election: Tuscany
Parliamentary Group: Partito Democratico.
Component of the Committees: Education, Cultural Heritage (Chairman); Member of the Italian Delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE)
A former MP in the Camera dei Deputati in legislature: XI
Former Senator in legislatures: XVI, XVII
Business Owner. Appointed UnderSecretary of State for National Heritage and cultural activities in the second Prodi government. Founding member – and long time president – of “Società Libera”, an association that has the objective of spreading the liberal culture and promotes national and international initiatives including the annual Freedom Award.