Gian Mario Spacca

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Gian Mario Spacca
President of Marche
Assumed office
Preceded by Vito D'Ambrosio
Personal details
Born (1953-02-16) 16 February 1953 (age 61)
Fabriano, Italy
Nationality Italian
Political party Democratic Party
Residence Ancona
Profession Politician

Gian Mario Spacca (born 16 February 1953) is an Italian politician and the incumbent President of the Marche Region.


Gian Mario Spacca was born in Fabriano on February 16, 1953. In 1976 he graduated from La Sapienza University of Rome with a degree in Political Science. His thesis director in Criminal Law and Procedure was none other than Professor Aldo Moro.

In 1979 he joined the Research Department of the Merloni Finanziaria S.P.A as a manager. He served on the Board of Directors of the Aristide Merloni Foundation and was coordinator of cultural activities and research from 1982 to 1990. Since 1982 he has been editor of the magazine Economia Marche, published by Il Mulino. From 1993 to 2000 he was Vice President of the Foundation Gioventù Chiesa e Speranza that collaborates in the organization and execution of World Youth Day.[1]

In 1990 he was elected member of the Regional Council of Le Marche and became Chairman of the Committee on Planning and The Environment. In 1993 he was named Councillor for Crafts, Industry, Professional Training and Labour. In 1995 he was re-elected and nominated Councillor for Productive Activities. After being re-elected in 2000, he was nominated Vice-Chair of the Regional Government. On April 4, 2005 he was elected President of Le Marche for The Unione political Coalition, with 57.75% of the vote or (499,793 votes). And he has represented Le Marche on the European Union’s Committee of Regions ever since. On April 29, 2010 he was re-elected as President of the region with 53.17% of the vote.[2]

Politically he is a member of the PD or Democratic Party which is what the UNIONE morphed into post 2007.


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