Lorenzo Parola is a partner at Paul Hastings and is one of the most prominent energy lawyers in Italy. Lorenzo is admitted to the Italian Supreme Court and as a Solicitor of England and Wales. Lorenzo has assisted domestic and international corporations and private equity funds in M&A transactions in the energy sector, with a particular focus on renewable enercy, and project finance. He has advised extensively on the permitting and regulatory issues related to the development of energy infrastructures and on contractual and regulatory aspects of energy physical and financial trading...
June Park is a political economist by training and works on trade, energy, and tech conflicts with a broader range of regional focuses not just on the U.S. and East Asia, but also Europe. She studies economic pressures and conflicts, analyzing different policy outcomes based on governance structures – domestic institutions, leaderships, and bureaucracies that shape the policy formation process.
Dr. Jagannath Panda is Research Fellow and Centre Coordinator for East Asia at the Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (IDSA), New Delhi. He is the Series Editor for Routledge Studies on Think Asia.
With almost 35 years of experience in the hydrocarbon sector, Massimo Nicolazzi worked for Eni and Lukoil before being appointed Ceo of Centrex Europe. Today he is Chairman of Centrex Italia SpA and Senior Advisor of ISPI's Energy Security Program. He has written several publications and he is member of the Italian Geopolitical Magazine "Limes".
Dr. Orzala Nemat, an internationally known Afghan scholar & think tank leader. She is an expert in political ethnography, holding a PhD in Development Studies from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) and MSc in Development Planning from the University College London (UCL). Dr. Nemat has firsthand experience in how it is to be a war refugee for fourteen years in Pakistan. However, she chose to rise above the situation by putting the focus on helping women and girls in her community and developing her career.
Francesca Morra is a lawyer at Paul Hastings and her practice focuses on energy and competition law. She has acquired material experience in the energy sector, where she has advised several market operators on contractual, regulatory and competition matters. Prior to Paul Hastings, Francesca used to work for other multinational law firms. Francesca holds a law degree (magna cum laude) from Federico II – Università degli Studi di Napoli and an LL.M (in competition law) from King’s College London.
Ambassador Richard L. Morningstar is the Founding Chairman, Atlantic Council Global Energy Center, and a former United States Ambassador to the European Union and to the Republic of Azerbaijan
Nicola Morfini is an expert in Latin American politics and security. His articles can be found in Al Jazeera, Foreign Affairs, and Forbes, among other international media outlets. He currently works as an Anti-Money Laundering expert for a multinational firm. Previously, he was a professor of International Politics, and Deputy Director of the MBA Program at the Pan-American University - IPADE Business School (Mexico City). Nicola has extensive research and teaching experience in several think tanks and universities in Europe, Latin America, and Central Asia.