Giovanni Toti is a political advisor and was a member of the European Parliament, since 2015 he is the Governor of Liguria Region.
He was born on the 7th September 1968 in Viareggio and raised in Massa Carrara, he graduated in Political Science at the University of Milan. He is married with Siria Magri, journalist of Milan.
Since 2006 he is a chartered journalist of Milan. On 22th February 2010 he became director of “Studio Aperto” and on 28th March 2012 of “TG4”, two of the main news broadcasts in Italy.
He resigned for both these assignments in order to take on the role of political advisor, with a view to the European elections of 25th May 2014. He finally was elected member of the European Parliament with 148,291 votes.
On 1st April 2015 he presented his candidacy in order to become President of Liguria in the regional election of May. Toti was elected President with 34.4% of votes.
Since 2015 (July) he is the Vice President of the Conference of the Regions and Autonomous Provinces
The 20th August 2018 he has been named Commissioner – Delegate for for emergency related to the collapse of the Morandi bridge.
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