President of the Italian Chamber of Deputies
Roberto Fico was born in Naples on 10th October 1974.
He graduated in Communications Science summa cum laude at the University of Trieste. Then he attended the “Multimedia Skill” Higher Training Course, specialising in Knowledge Management, organised by Poliedra - Polytechnic University of Milan. He worked as communications consultant in different areas and as editor in a publishing house. He went on to undertake self-employed professional activities and developed projects for tourism and commerce.
In 2005 he founded one of the first "Friends of Beppe Grillo" Meetups, online platforms for citizen engagement and exchange on different issues of general interest. He was elected to the Chamber of Deputies in 2013 on the Five-Star-Movement lists. In June 2013 he became Chairperson of the Parliamentary Oversight Committee on Radio and Television Broadcasting. In 2018 he was re-elected to the Chamber. On 24th March 2018 he was elected President of the Chamber.