Romano Prodi, Chair

Former President of the European Commission and former prime minister of Italy. Mr Prodi also has an academic background, mostly at the University of Bologna, but also as visiting professor at the University of Harvard. As President of the European Commission he has indicated the importance he attaches to the matter of religion and secularism in Europe. His experience in this field will enable him to provide valuable input at the scientific and policy events. Moreover, his policy experience and international and European contacts will greatly enhance RELIGARE’s dissemination process.