Matteo Rivellini is an experienced manager with a unique expertise in infrastructure, migration, blended finance and development finance in the Western Balkans, Italy and Central Europe. He currently holds the position of Head of Division in charge of lending operations in Slovenia, Croatia and Western Balkans within the European Investment Bank.
Matteo Pugliese is an ISPI Associate Research Fellow at the Centre on Radicalization and International Terrorism. He is a PhD candidate at the University of Barcelona in the Law and Political Science doctoral program, studying the role of prison intelligence in the prevention of terrorism and organized crime in Europe. His research interests include counter terrorism policy, jihadism, radicalization dynamics, prisons, intelligence, far-right extremism, NATO, hybrid threats and law enforcement.