Analysts - Strategic Trends


Africa

Yemen Badona Monteiro
Master Degree in Philosophy at Vita-Salute San Raffaele University of Milan. Africa analyst for NDC Foundation

Balkans & Eastern Europe

Valerio Cartocci
He holds a PhD in International History at “Cesare Alfieri” University of Florence. His research interests include the Balkans, Eastern Europe and Italian Foreign policy

China

Elenoire Laudieri Di Biase
Sinologist at Ca’ Foscari University, Venice, and at Melbourne University. Senior Analyst on China at NATO Defense College Foundation

Emerging Challenges

Matteo Bressan
Teacher at the Italian Society for the International Organisation, he is author of various books concerning terrorism and focused on Eurasia geopolitics, jihadism and hybrid wars

Fabio Indeo
PhD holder in Geopolitics at University of Trieste and non-resident fellow research at Center for Energy Governance and Security (EGS South Korea)

Andrea Kellum
He worked for Triskel Risk Management and Orion Nautical Risk Solutions. He is now trainer at G7 International Accademy and has been appointed Emerging Challenges Analyst by the NDCF

Gulf

Eleonora Ardemagni
Analyst of the Middle East, focused on foreign policy and security issues of Yemen and the GCC region. External researcher (Mediterranean and Middle East Program) at the Italian Institute for International Political Studies and regular contributor for the Aspen Institute Italy

Levant

Eleonora Ardemagni
Analyst of the Middle East, focused on foreign policy and security issues of Yemen and the GCC region. External researcher (Mediterranean and Middle East Program) at the Italian Institute for International Political Studies and regular contributor for the Aspen Institute Italy

Cinzia Bianco
Middle East and Mediterranean Studies at King’s College in London. Regular contributor for LIMES and the consultancy Gulf States Analytics in the United States

Maghreb

Umberto Profazio
Holds a PhD in History of International Relations from the University of Rome Sapienza. He is Senior Research Fellow at the Centre for Geopolitics and Security in Realism Studies (CGSRS) in London and a Security Analyst for a consultancy firm based in the United Kingdom

Russia

Roberto D’Agostino
Executive and Italian Honorary Diplomat based in Russia, expert in Government Relations and Russia’s domestic and international affairs. Graduated in Oriental Studies in Italy, he specialised in Middle East and Soviet Studies in Cairo, Moscow and New York