The President of the Council of Ministers, Mario Draghi, on the proposal of the Minister of Public Administration, Renato Brunetta, has appointed Professor Paola Severino President of the National School of Administration (SNA), the state school that deals with post-graduate training. – degree of excellence for public employees. It was precisely from the Minister of Public Administration that the news arrived: «I greet with great satisfaction the appointment of Professor Paola Severino to the presidency of the National School of Administration. He is the right person in the right place, at the right time: with his very high academic and institutional profile, his international reputation, his skills and his sensitivity, he will be able to make SNA make the leap in quality that the reform of the Public Administration and a large country like ours require. Our bet on public human capital now has an extra gear. Good job!”.
Severino takes over the post of Stefano Battini, and will keep his charge free of charge for four years. The professor is currently vice-president of Luiss Guido Carli and president of the Scientific Committee of the National Recovery and Resilience Plan, established at the Ministry of University and Research. She was Minister of Justice in the Monti government and special representative of the Osce Presidency for the fight against corruption. She is a member of the Council of the Order “Merit of the Italian Republic” and was awarded the honor of Cavaliere di Gran Croce in 2016.