Enrico Giovannini is an Italian economist and statistician, full professor at the Rome University “Tor Vergata” and professor of Public Management at the LUISS university. He is the founder and Director of the Italian Alliance for Sustainable Development (ASviS), a coalition of more than 170 civil society organisations to implement in Italy the UN Agenda 2030 for sustainable development. He is Senior Fellow of the LUISS School of European Political Economy, President-elected of the European Statistical Governance Advisory Board, member of the Global Commission on the future of work established by the International Labour Organisation and of boards of several Italian and international institutions. He was Minister of Labour and Social Policies in the Letta Government (2013-2014), President of the Italian Statistical Institute (2009-2013), Director of Statistics and Chief Statistician of the OECD (2001-2009). In October 2014, the President of the Italian Republic made him “Cavaliere di Gran Croce al Merito della Repubblica”, the highest ranking honour of the Italian Republic. He is the author of more than 100 articles on statistical and economic topics, as well as of four books.