Alessandro Rubino is Lecturer in Economics at the University of Bari. Before completing his PhD in Energy Economics, he has worked at Ofgem as a Regulatory Economist. In addition, he has worked on the design and implementation of the incentive scheme for the national transmission system operator for gas and electricity. From June 2009 to July 2012, he has been a Research Assistant at the Florence School of Regulation (European University Institute) within the Robert Schuman Centre, a research unit specialised in applied economics.
Nicolò Rossetto is a PhD. student in Law and Economics at the Istituto Universitario di Studi Superiori (IUSS) in Pavia (Italy). His main research field is energy markets and their regulation, with a special emphasis on electricity and distributed generation. He also has a vested interest in European energy policy since he wrote his master's thesis about policy developments occurred under Prodi’s and Barroso’s terms in office (2010). At the moment, he is a teaching assistant of microeconomics and energy economics at the University of Pavia.
Francesco Rocchetti is the ISPI Secretary General.
Since January 2020 he was Assistant to the Director.
Prior to that, he led the team that played a central role in building ISPI’s external profile and overseeing the brand and communications strategy, digital communications, and content marketing. He worked on transforming the Institute's digital identity and promoting the think tank’s activities on more than a dozen digital platforms.
Jaana is an economist and a partner at the McKinsey Global Institute (MGI), McKinsey's business and economics research arm. Since 2003, she has led MGI’s research on productivity, urbanization, competitiveness, and growth. Her latest research maps the deployment of smart city solutions and sizes the potential benefits to urban citizens’ health, safety, commute times, and other factors affecting quality of life.
Chiara Proietti Silvestri is analyst at the Bologna-based energy consultancy Rie-Ricerche Industriali ed Energetiche, focusing on the economic and political dynamics of the main global energy issues. At ISPI, Chiara is author of the “Energy Security Focus” for the Foreign Policy Observatory of the Parliament and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. She currently works on the energy developments in the Mediterranean area, with particular attention to the EastMed gas discoveries.
Annalisa Perteghella, PhD, is a Research Fellow for the Middle East and North Africa Centre at ISPI. She is an expert on Middle Eastern politics, and on Europe-Middle East relations. Her recent work focuses on international security, political violence, conflict analysis and prevention, as well as the role of foresight and evaluation in European foreign policy.
Anna Pellegatta works as Associate Director at the Atlantic Council’s Digital Forensic Research Lab (DFRLab) based in Brussels, Belgium. During her time at the Council, she conducted research on disinformation in Italy and Europe, leading DFRLab’s Election Watch project in Italy in 2018 and publishing analysis on foreign propaganda and disinformation narratives in the country during the COVID-19 crisis. Initially contributing from Berlin, she transferred to DFRLab’s headquarter in Washington DC in late 2018, from where she supported global operations within the executive team.
Gianluca Pastori, PhD, is Associate Professor, History of political relations between North America and Europe, Faculty of Political and Social Sciences, Catholic University of Milan. He also teaches History of military institutions and security systems in the same Faculty, and History of the international relations and institutions in the Faculty of Political and Social Sciences, Catholic University, Brescia.