Pialuisa Bianco is the founder and editor of "Longitude", a monthly italian magazine distributed worldwide, that covers international politics and economics in the English language. Since 2008 she has also been Advisor to Italy’s Minister for Foreign Affairs and the Director of the Strategic Forum at the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. From 2003 to 2007 she headed the Brussels Institute of Culture. She was Editor-in-chief of "L'Indipendente" from 1992 to 1994.