info@siracusainstitute.org +39 0931 414515

Professor Paola Severino- Vice-President

Professor Paola Severino is the Rector of LUISS “Guido Carli” University of Rome since January 2015. She was Deputy Rector of the same university from 2007 to September 2016. From November 2011 to April 2013 Professor Severino was the Italian Minister of Justice.

She is a criminal lawyer, on the roll of solicitors of Rome since 1975 and consultant to many companies, banks and trade associations. She participated as a speaker in many conferences and ad hoc meetings on Criminal Law and Commercial Criminal Law. Professor Severino was also a member of several ministerial committees on the reform of criminal law and criminal procedural law. For full biography of Professor Severino please click here.