Lorenzo Cesa

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The Honourable
Lorenzo Cesa
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National Secretary of UDC
Assumed office
27 October 2005
Preceded by Marco Follini
Member of the Chamber of Deputies
In office
28 April 2006 – 25 June 2014
Member of the European Parliament
for Southern Italy
In office
20 July 2004 – 27 April 2006
Assumed office
1 July 2014
Personal details
Born (1951-08-16) 16 August 1951 (age 65)
Arcinazzo Romano, Italy
Political party Christian Democracy
(until 1994)
Christian Democratic Centre
Union of the Centre

Lorenzo Cesa (born 16 August 1951 in Arcinazzo Romano, Rome) is an Italian politician, and was elected to the Italian Chamber of Deputies in the 2006 General election representing the Union of Christian and Centre Democrats. He was elected on October 27, 2005 as new party leader, replacing resigning secretary Marco Follini.

Previously he was a Member of the European Parliament for the Southern region, a Vice-Chairman of the European People's Party and sat on the European Parliament's Committee on Budgetary Control and its Committee on Industry, Research and Energy. He was a substitute for the Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs, and a substitute for the Delegation to the EU-Turkey Joint Parliamentary Committee.


  • Graduate in political science from LUISS Guido Carli University, Rome
  • Director of External Relations for Efimpianti Spa
  • Member of the board of directors of leading companies and banks
  • Marketing director of a communications company
  • Former member of national party executive of Democrazia Cristiana
  • Head of the political secretariat of the UDC
  • Member of Rome City Council

See also: European Parliament election, 2004 (Italy)

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Party political offices
Preceded by
Marco Follini
Secretary of UCD
2005 - present