Vincenzo Romano is a Project Officer at the Italian Agency for Development Cooperation - Khartoum Office. Previuosly, he worked for the Italian Agency for Development Cooperation - Mogadishu Office as Program Manager. He obtained a Master Degree in European Studies at the University of Naples Federico II and a Master Degree in International Cooperation at ISPI. He holds a Bachelor Degree in Political Sciences and International Relations (University of Naples Federico II).
Jadwiga Rogoża is senior fellow at the Warsaw-based Centre for Eastern Studies (OSW), expert on Russian domestic politics, social, religious, national and cultural issues. Involved in cooperation with Polish and EU institutions, NGOs and periodicals focusing on Eastern European affairs. Previous diplomatic experience (counsellor in the Polish Embassy in Moscow 2015-2018).
Jacopo Resti is a United Nations Fellow, Italian Agency for Cooperation Development.
Lia Quartapelle is a Research Fellow of the Africa Programme at ISPI. She lectures the module of Policies for Development Cooperation at the University of Pavia. She is an economist by training and she holds degrees from the Universities of Pavia and Florence. She got a Master of Science in Economics with reference to Africa at the School of Oriental and African Studies in London and a PhD in Development Economics at the University of Pavia with a dissertation on aid and employment in Ghana and Mozambique.
Elżbieta Proń holds a PhD in Contemporary Chinese Studies from the University of Nottingham. She is affiliated with the Institute of Political Science at the University of Silesia in Katowice (Poland). She was a Visiting Researcher to the Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences (2011), KIMEP University in Kazakhstan (2011-2012), and the American University of Central Asia in Kyrgyzstan (2012). She also taught at the OSCE Academy of Bishkek in Kyrgyzstan.
Maddalena Procopio is Associate Research Fellow at ISPI for the Africa Programme. She holds a PhD in International Relations from the London School of Economics. She is currently political analyst for sub-Saharan Africa at Eni.
Cristina Kiran Piotti is an Indian-Italian freelance journalist graduated from the Journalism school at Milan University and holds a Master in Global approach to management in India from Ca' Foscari Challenge School, Venice. She lives between Milan and Mumbai and contributes to several Italian and Indian newspapers and magazines, including D - Repubblica, Sole 24 Ore, HTSI, Wired, and Mint.
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), University 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.