Board of Directors
The Institute of European Democrats is headed by an international board of directors.
Mr. Luca BADER – Administrateur Délégué – Acting as President pro tempore
Luca BADER, Italy, is the Administrateur Délégué of the Institute of European Democrats (IED). He is also member of the Board of Directors of Leonardo, an Italian global high-tech company, partially owned by the Italian government. In past, he served at the Presidency of the Council of Ministers and at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Italy. He was responsible for Europe and North America at the Democratic Party (PD) in Italy. He was advisor of the Committee of Foreign Affairs and Defense of the Italian Parliament. He worked for the National Democratic Institute of Washington D.C., advising the program on building Institutions and political parties. He studied International Relations at the London School of Economics and Political Science and at the University of London in the United Kingdom. He did research visits at the Columbia University in New York and at the Institute of International Affairs in Rome.