18 Jan 2017
Antonio Tajani, an Italian MEP and Vice President of the European Parliament with considerable experience of Italian and EU politics.
Prior to his career as a politician, he was a professional journalist working for the public broadcaster RAI and for the daily newspaper Il Giornale.
An MEP from 1994 til 2008, he was then appointed as EU Commissioner for Transport until 2010 and then EU Commissioner for Industry and Entrepreneurship until 2014. In 2012, Commissioner Tajani launched a campaign for a new industrial revolution in Europe to promote growth and jobs and has worked hard to push for the interests of small and medium-sized enterprises.
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