Federica Mogherini (IT) has been the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the European Commission from November 2014 to October 2019.

Prior to joining the EU, she was Italian Minister for Foreign Affairs (February-October 2014) and a Member of the Italian Chamber of Deputies (2008-14). In her parliamentary capacity, she was Head of the Italian Delegation to the NATO Parliamentary Assembly and Vice-President of its Political Committee (2013-14); member of the Italian Delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (2008-13); Secretary of the Defence Committee (2008-13); and member of the Foreign Affairs Committee. She also coordinated the Inter-Parliamentary Group for Development Cooperation.

Federica Mogherini is a member of the Italian Institute for Foreign Affairs (IAI) and a fellow of the German Marshall Fund of the United States.

She graduated in Political Science from the University of Rome “La Sapienza”.