Stefano Riela is lecturer of Economics of European Union and Economic Prospects at Università Bocconi. He is coordinator of the course in EU Competition Policy and lecturer of Economic policies of EU at ISPI. He was Economic Advisor at the Italian Communications Regulatory Authority (AGCOM), faculty coordinator at NIBI (New International Business Institute, Milan Chamber of Commerce), Research Director at Fondazione ResPublica, and consultant of the Ministry for Foreign Affairs during the Italian Presidency of the Council of the EU in 2003. He holds a PhD in International Economic Law (Università Bocconi), a Master in Economic Regulation and Competition (City University, London), a Master in International Relations (ULB-Ceris, Bruxelles) and a BA in Business Administration (Università Bocconi). His research interests cover economic regulation, competition and antitrust, and geopolitics of infrastructures.