Lucia de Luca

lucia de luca

She is an equity champion and community-builder, and the former Managing Director of Women Political Leaders (WPL) (2019-2021), the worldwide network of women politicians. With more than 20 years of experience in international cooperation, strategic communications, and community creation, Lucia has been instrumental in steering WPL through the unprecedented times of the pandemic, setting it on a path of growth. She mobilized communities and partners, motivating staff to create impactful societal change.

Previously, Lucia worked for the European Food Safety Authority (2004-2018), where she managed reputational crises and international relations. As an expert in stakeholder engagement, she redesigned stakeholder policies for various public bodies. Lucia also worked as a policy and media specialist for a renowned consultancy in Brussels, and in public relations for an innovative international airline. She has experience at the European Parliament (2007-2009).

Lucia also serves as a moderator and university lecturer in communications and partner relations, and has co-authored various papers and reports. She holds an MA Degree in Modern Languages and Literatures, obtained in Italy and Germany. Fluent in five languages and having lived in many countries worldwide, Lucia brings a wealth of international experience to her work.