Daniela Vincenti

Spokesperson and Strategic Communication Adviser to the President, European Economic and Social Committee

Mrs Vincenti has led the pan-European media network EURACTIV as editor-in-chief for 10 years. She joined EURACTIV in 2008 as parliamentary editor, leading the coverage of the European elections and managing 33 professionals across Europe.

She worked as a journalist for more than 25 years in Italy, the United States and Germany, where she was the financial correspondent for Italian daily Il Messaggero. Upon her arrival in Brussels in 2002, she developed the communication activities of the Platform of European social NGOs (Social Platform) and in 2007 joined Paris-based think-tank Notre Europe to promote the first pan-European deliberative poll (Tomorrow’s Europe).

She was educated at the Sorbonne in Paris and Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism in New York.