Luca Bader is currently member of the Board of Directors at Leonardo S.P.A. He has been Chief of Staff and Political Advisor of the Prime Minister of Italy and the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation from 2014 to 2017. Before the experience in Government Luca has worked at the Department of International Affairs where he was in charge of relations with Europe and North America, has been Head of International Affairs of La Margherita Party and has worked as Senior Advisor at the European Parliament. Advisor of European and International Affairs for several Italian and multinational companies and Business Associations, Luca is also the Director of Brussels based think tank Institute of European Democrats, and has been associated with a number of Universities and think tanks including the Sydney Democracy Network of the University of Sydney, the Faculty of Political Science of La Trobe University Melbourne, the Institute of Public Policy Research (IPPR) in London. Luca has a Bachelor of Arts in Politics at South Bank University London and a Master of Arts in International Relations at the London School of Economics and Political Science.