Carlo Secchi is Professor Emeritus of European Economic Policy at Bocconi University of Milan where he was Rector (2000-2004)., and President of ISPI. He is the Chairman of the Italian Group of the Trilateral Commission. In July 2009, he was appointed as European Coordinator for Infrastructural (railways) Priority Projects (TEN-T) between France, Spain and Portugal and, in March 2012, he was appointed as Chairman of the High Level Group on Business Services. He was a member of the European Parliament in the IV Legislature (1994-1999), where he served as Vice-President of the Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee. He was a member of the Italian Senate in the XII Legislature. Carlo Secchi was President of the European Association of Development Research and Training Institutes (EADI). He was among the founders and Vice-President of the Community of European Management Schools. He has been serving in the board of companies, banks and institutions and member of the board of “Italcementi” and “Mediaset”.