Giampiero Massolo è Presidente di Fincantieri S.p.A. (dal 2016) e Presidente dell’Istituto per gli Studi di Politica Internazionale - ISPI (dal 2017). L’ambasciatore Massolo, diplomatico di carriera, ha svolto funzioni di Direttore Generale del Dipartimento delle Informazioni per la Sicurezza presso la Presidenza del Consiglio (2012-2016), di Sherpa del Presidente del Consiglio dei Ministri per i Vertici G8 e G20 (2008-2009), di Segretario Generale del Ministero degli Affari Esteri (2007-2012).
Luigi Martino (PhD) teaches Cyber Security and ICT Policies at the School of Political Science “Cesare Alfieri” at the University of Florence and he is the coordinator of the Center for Cyber Security and International Relations Studies (CCSIRS) a specialized observatory of the CSSII. He obtained the PhD at the Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna in Pisa with a research project focused on the protection of critical infrastructures from cyber attacks in Italy through a public-private partnership model.
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.
Frank Maracchione is a PhD candidate of the School of East Asian Studies and recipient of an ESRC White Rose Pathway Award at the University of Sheffield, England. He was also a visiting research student at the Renmin University of China in Beijing, where he conducted research for his Master’s thesis on counterterrorism in Xinjiang and Central Asia. His area of interest includes Chinese foreign policy and foreign aid (particularly in Central Asia and along the Belt and Road), together with Central Asian politics and international relations.
Emanuela Mangiarotti is lecturer of History of India and Southeast Asia at the University of Pavia. Her research focuses on Indian politics and society, gender and conflicts and ethnopolitical conflicts. She obtained her PhD in International Conflict Analysis from the University of Kent (Brussels School of International Studies).
Nicoló Maganza was Assistant Research Fellow for the Europe and Global Governance Center at ISPI. Nicoló graduated in Law at Università Statale di Milano and in Human Rights at the London School of Economics and Political Science. Before joining ISPI, Nicoló worked at the European Commission on issues related to migration, security and EU citizenship, and at the UNHCR in Paris.
Chiara Lovotti is an Associate Research Fellow at the Middle East and North Africa Centre at ISPI. She previously was a Research Assistant at ISPI and a Research Assistant at the Catholic University of Louvain-la-Neuve. Chiara's research interests include socio-political transformations in the Middle East, with a focus on Iraq and Syria, relations between Russia and Middle-Eastern countries, and Russian foreign policy towards the area. Chiara is also a PhD candidate at the faculty of History at the Alma Mater Studiorum University of Bologna.
Lin Peng is Associate professor at the School of Architecture and Urban Planning, Chongqing University.
Cristiano Leone è titolare di un dottorato di ricerca in Filologia Romanza (Scuola di dottorato europeo in Filologia Romanza dell’Università di Siena) e di un Executive Master in Management (Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management). Ha insegnato Linguistica e Filologia all’Université de Namur, Humanités e Histoire a Sciences Po Paris, Programmazione culturale all’università LUISS Guido Carli. Attualmente, insegna Direzione artistica e Performance Art a Sciences Po Paris e Performing Arts Management all’università Bocconi.