Aldo Liga is Research Fellow for the MENA Centre at ISPI. He holds a Bachelor's in Political Sciences from the "Cesare Alfieri" (University of Florence) and a Master's in International Security from Sciences Po Paris. Since 2016, he has worked as freelance analyst, providing for policy analyses and research consultancies on mixed migration from Sub-Saharan Africa, Middle East and North Africa and on the geopolitics of the MENA region for a wide range of actors (public institutions, think-tanks, and NGOs).
Prior to joining ISPI, he worked as Innovation for Economic Development Desk Manager at the Italian Trade Agency in Paris and as Field Manager for a Swiss NGO, IMPACT Initiatives, undertaking assessments, monitoring & evaluation and research activities on migration flows from North Africa to Italy and Spain. He also worked for the European Commission (international development and cooperation in the field of clean energy and climate change) and for the French utility ENGIE.
Aldo’s research interests include political and economic challenges in North Africa, energy transition, food security and mixed migration flows through the Mediterranean.