Matteo Renzi (born 11 January 1975) is an Italian politician who has been the Prime Minister of Italy since 22 February 2014, the Mayor of Florence since 2009 and the Secretary of the Democratic Party since 2013. He was previously the President of Florence Province from 2004 to 2009.
Published in: Can Europe Make It?Populist snapshots: Movimento 5 Stelle (Italy)
This excerpt is taken from the encounter between Beppe Grillo and Matteo Renzi on 19 February. Commentary follows.