Alexandria Reid is a Research Analyst in the Organised Crime and Policing team at RUSI. Her research covers a range of topics related to serious and organised crime, including environmental security, illicit trade and related illicit financial flows. She is Project Officer for the Strategic Hub for Organised Crime Research (SHOC) at RUSI, and a Guest Lecturer for the Marjan Centre for the Study of Conflict and the Environment, King’s College London, where she teaches gender and environmental security.
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.
Leonid Nersisyan currently is Head of Defence Studies Department at Armenian Research & Development Institute (ARDI), military analyst at REGNUM Information Agency, and Editor of New Defense Order Strategy magazine (Moscow). Regular author of analytical articles on topics related to Russian military weapons, domestic and international military-technical cooperation, armed conflicts, modern military equipment, nuclear and strategic weapons, the military-political situation in South Caucasus and detailed analytics about Nagorno-Karabakh conflict.
Sergio Miracola is an Associate Research Fellow at ISPI. He obtained his Ph.D. in Political History at IMT Advanced Studies of Lucca, Italy, with a dissertation on Chinese Strategic Culture. During his Ph.D. he has also been a Visiting Research Student at Peking University (BeiDa). Moreover, he is a Junior Researcher at CSCC (Center for the Study of Contemporary China) and a collaborator for the Italian online newspaper Cinaforum.
Ambassador Carlo Marsili is ISPI Senior Scientific Advisor. He graduated in Political Sciences at the University of Padua and then took part in the military service in the Air Force section and thus enthered the Diplomatic Career in 1970.
Andrea Manciulli is Senior Associate Research Fellow at ISPI. He is Head of Italy’s Delegation to the NATO Parliamentary Assembly (NATO PA, 2014-2018) and since November 2017 he is President of the NATO PA-GSM (Mediterranean and Middle East Special Group). From 2015 to 2017 he was Rapporteur of NATO PA-GSM in charge of the reports on: "Daesh: the challenge to regional and international security", "The expansion of Daesh to Libya and the Western Mediterranean" and "ISIL/DAESH and al-Qaeda threat to Europe".
Paolo Magri is Executive Vice President of the Italian Institute for International Political Studies (ISPI) and Professor of International Relations at Bocconi University.
Asst. Prof. Dr. Can Kasapoglu is a War Studies and Security Studies scholar and military analyst. Dr. Kasapoglu gained his Ph.D. degree from the Turkish War College-Strategic Researches Institute in 2011 by successfully defending his dissertation on Assessing Conventional Forces in Low Intensity Conflicts, and his M.Sc. degree from the Turkish Military Academy-Defense Sciences Institute in 2008 with his thesis on Turkish armed resistance and special forces operations in Cyprus before 1974. In 2015 – 2016, Dr. Kasapoglu pursued his academic studies in the NATO Defense College, Rome.
Cybersecurity expert at Agenzia per l'Italia Digitale (Agency for Digital Italy) for the development of the governmental CERT for the Public Administration (CERT-PA). Member (2010-12, 2012-15, 2015-17 and 2017-20) of the Permanent Stakeholders' Group at ENISA (European Union Agency for Network and Information Security). Member (2015-16, 2017-18) of the Board of Directors at Clusit (national italian association of information security professionals).