Stefano Lo Russo

Stefano Lo Russo (1975, Turin) is the Mayor of Turin. He gained the seat after winning the local elections in October 2021, gathering 59.23% of the votes in the second round.

Prior to his political career, he was a professor of applied geology at the Turin Polytechnic. He entered politics in 2004. First elected to the Turin City Council in 2006 as part of the Olive Tree party. Since 2011 he has represented the centre-left Democratic Party. In the period 2013-2016, he served as an urban planning councillor of the city.