Alessia Melcangi is Associate Research Fellow at the Middle East and North Africa Centre at ISPI, Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Contemporary History of North Africa and the Middle East at the Department of Social Sciences and Economics, Sapienza University of Rome and Non-Resident Senior Fellow for the North Africa and Middle East Program at the Atlantic Council.
Professor Yossi Mekelberg, Senior Consulting Research Fellow, Middle East and North Africa Programme, Chatham House
Tarek Megerisi is a policy fellow with the North Africa and Middle East programme at the European Council on Foreign Relations. He is a political analyst and researcher who specialises in Libyan affairs and more generally politics, governance and development in the Arab world.
Serena Massimi is the Director of MED and International Conferences at ISPI. Before joining ISPI she was the Head of Events and Promotion office at the OECD (Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development). She has been working 14 years for Unicredit banking group as Head of International Institutional relations and later Head of Unicredit Pavilion and Group events.
Associate Professor, History of the Middle East, University of Pisa
Lorena Stella Martini was Research Trainee for the Middle East and North Africa Centre at ISPI. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Languages for International Relations and a Master of Arts (MA) in Middle Eastern Studies from ASERI (Postgraduate School of Economics and International Relations, Milan). Prior to this, she worked for two NGOs and for a Tunisian governmental organization. Her research interests focus on Middle East politics and society.
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".