Matteo Zola, classe 1981, giornalista professionista e docente di lettere, direttore responsabile di East Journal, collabora con Osservatorio Balcani e Caucaso e altre riviste di settore. Esperto di Europa centro-orientale e area post-sovietica, ha realizzato reportage dai Balcani e dal Caucaso, occupandosi di estremismo islamico e conflitti etnici.
Viviana Vitto is a motivated manager with more than 22 years of experience in the energy industry.
Presently Viviana is in charge as Head of Market Studies and Strategic Analysis in the Global Infrastructure and Networks business line in Enel Group.
She has previously been Head of Market Power in the Global generation business development and head of Portfolio Management and Market Analysis of CO2 management at Enel Group level.
Francesco Valacchi graduated in Strategic Sciences in Turin (2004) and International Studies in Pisa (2013). He then obtained a PhD in Political Science with a specialization in Geopolitics always in Pisa in 2018. He deals with geopolitics, geoeconomics and International Political Economy with particular regard to the Asian area (Especially Southern Asia and ASEAN). He, deeply interested in connection between social structures and International Political Economics (IPE) is, in a certain sense, near to some models of IPE English School.
Valeria Talbot is a Senior Research Fellow and Co-Head of ISPI's Middle East and North Africa Centre, in charge of Middle East Studies. She also is a lecturer at the Master in Middle Eastern Studies in ASERI – Catholic University, and at the IULM University of Milan. She was ISPI scientific coordinator of Arab Trans, a FP7 funded research project on political and social transformations in the Arab World after the Arab uprisings in 2010-2011.
Dr. Janjira Sombatpoonsiri is a political scientist affiliated with the Institute of Asian Studies, Chulalongkorn University and the German Institute for Global and Area Studies (GIGA). She is the author of Humor and Nonviolent Struggle in Serbia (2015).
Alfredo Sasso is a researcher who has specialized in contemporary history and social-political affairs of the (post)-Yugoslav region. Since 2016, he is a regular collaborator of Osservatorio Balcani e Caucaso Transeuropa as analyst and news correspondent, particularly focusing on Bosnia-Herzegovina. He contributes to a variety of media, cultural and research organizations about contemporary history and post-Yugoslav area.
Chiara Proietti Silvestri is analyst at the Bologna-based energy consultancy Rie-Ricerche Industriali ed Energetiche, focusing on the economic and political dynamics of the main global energy issues. At ISPI, Chiara is author of the “Energy Security Focus” for the Foreign Policy Observatory of the Parliament and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. She currently works on the energy developments in the Mediterranean area, with particular attention to the EastMed gas discoveries.