Paolo Magri is Executive Vice President and Director of the Italian Institute for International Political Studies (ISPI) and Professor of International Relations at Bocconi University.
He is also Secretary of the Italian Group of the Trilateral Commission; Member of the Europe Policy Group del World Economic Forum; member of the Strategic Committee of the Italian Minister of Foreign Affairs; member of the Board of Directors of the Italy-China Foundation; Member of the Advisory Board of the Italian Entrepreneurial Association of the Lombardy region.
He is a regular speaker, writer and commentator to diverse media outlet on global issues, U.S. foreign policy, Iran and Middle East.
Previously, he served as Programme Director to the UN secretariat in New York and, up to 2005, he has been Director of International Affairs at Bocconi University in Milan.
He has also been consultant for several International Organizations and companies such as Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Albania), European Union (Poland), Italcementi (Egypt).
He is author of: "Post-vote Iran. Giving Engagement a Chance" (with Annalisa Perteghella, ISPI, 2017); "The Age of Uncertainty" (with Alessandro Colombo, ISPI, 2017); "The Trump Era" (Mondadori, 2017); "Il mondo di Obama"(Mondadori, 2016); "Twitter and Jihad: The Communication Strategy of ISIS (with Monica Maggioni, Mondadori, 2015), which received scholarly recognition by the University of Pennsylvania; "Le nuove crepe della governance mondiale" (ISPI, 2016); "Iran After the Deal: The Road Ahead" (with Annalisa Perteghella, ISPI, 2015); "I BRICs e noi. L’ascesa di Brasile, Russia, India e Cina e le conseguenze per l’Occidente” (with Paolo Quercia, ISPI, 2011).