Analysts - Strategic Trends


Africa

Sofia Mastrostefano 
Master’s Degree in Philosophy at Vita-Salute San Raffaele University of Milan. Diploma in Geopolitics and Global Security  at the Italian Institute for International Political Studies – ISPI.

Balkans & Eastern Europe

Mattia Giulioli
Master’s degree in International Relations graduated at Roma Tre University. Master in Economic Security, Geopolitical and Intelligence obtained at the SIOI (Italian Society for International Organization). Expert in Russian and Eastern Europe affairs.

Central Asia

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)

China

Elenoire Laudieri Di Biase
Sinologist and Chief Analyst on Chinese Affairs at Nato Defense College Foundation. Foreign affairs writer for international magazines and publications.

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. International relations professor at LUMSA University.

Stefano Marcuzzi
PhD in Military History at the University of Oxford, he is now a Max Weber Fellow at the EUI Florence, working on hybrid warfare and EU-NATO relations in the Mediterranean

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 & Eastern Med

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

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 & Caucasus

Roberto D’Agostino
Executive and Italian Honorary Diplomat based in Russia, an 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

Mattia Giulioli
Master’s degree in International Relations graduated at Roma Tre University. Master in Economic Security, Geopolitical and Intelligence obtained at the SIOI (Italian Society for International Organization). Expert in Russian and Eastern Europe affairs.