| Filippo Pandolfi |
|Member of||Le Cercle|
Filippo Pandolfi holds a degree in literature and philosophy. He speaks Greek, Latin, French, and English in addition to his native Italian.
He managed a publishing house from 1952 until his election to Parliament. A Christian Democrat member of the Italian Parliament for more than twenty years, has held several important ministerial portfolios. Filippo Pandolfi was finance undersecretary in the Aldo Moro government from 1974 to 1976, and was minister of Finance (1976-1978), Treasury (1978-1980), Industry and Commerce (1980-1981 and 1982-1983), and Agriculture (1983-1988). In these ministerial posts he dealt with many central European Community issues, including the value-added tax, the European Monetary System and the Common Agricultural Policy. He has played a central role in fostering the competitiveness of European industry, has expanded the EC investment in R&D in the member countries, and has established centers of excellence in many areas of technology. Pandolfi was a member of the Carnegie Group in 1991-1992.
Event Participated in
|Bilderberg/1989||12 May 1989||14 May 1989||Spain|
Island of La Toja
|34th Bilderberg meeting|