Lorenzo Vidino is an academic and security expert specialised in Islamism and political violence within Europe and North America. Currently, he directs the Radicalization and International Terrorism Centre at ISPI. He is the Director of the Programme on Extremism at George Washington University. He also worked at ETH Zurich, the RAND Corporation, Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government of Harvard University, and the U.S. Institute of Peace.
Armando Sanguini is Senior Scientific Advisor at ISPI. He started his diplomatic career as commercial attaché in Ethiopia and then in Spain as Vice-Ambassador.
Fabio Petito is Senior Associate Research Fellow in ISPI and Head of the "Religions and International Relations" Programme promoted by ISPI and the Freedom of Religion or Belief & Foreign Policy Initiative (FoRB&FPI), Universirity of Sussex - UK. He is Senior Lecturer in International Relations at the University of Sussex. He has taught at SOAS in London, the ESCP-EAP in Paris and at ‘L’Orientale’ in Naples.
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.
Paolo Magri è Vice Presidente Esecutivo e Direttore dell’Istituto per gli Studi di Politica Internazionale (ISPI) e docente di Relazioni Internazionali all’Università Bocconi. È inoltre Segretario del Gruppo Italiano della Trilateral Commission e Membro dello Europe Policy Group del World Economic Forum, del Comitato Strategico del Ministro degli Affari Esteri e della Cooperazione Internazionale, del Consiglio di Amministrazione della Fondazione Italia-Cina e dell’Advisory Board di Assolombarda.
Seamus Hughes is the Deputy Director of the Program on Extremism at George Washington University and Associate Research Fellow for the ISPI Center on Radicalization and International Terrorism. He is an expert on terrorism, homegrown violent extremism, and countering violent extremism (CVE). Hughes has authored numerous reports for the Program including ‘ISIS in America: From Retweets to Raqqa’ and ‘The Threat to the United States from the Islamic State’s Virtual Entrepreneurs’.