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.
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.
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.
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.
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".