Aldo Ferrari (PhD) is Head of the Russia, Caucasus and Central Asia Program at the Institute for International Political Studies (ISPI) in Milan. He is Professor of Armenian Culture, History of the Caucasus and Central Asia, and History of the Russian Culture at Ca’ Foscari University in Venice, where he is also Director of the ELEO Master’s Degree in Languages and Economies of Eastern Europe. Co-founder (2004) and President (2013-2016) of the Association of Italian Studies on Central Asia and the Caucasus (ASIAC), he is Editor of the series “Eurasiatica.
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Before joining ISPI Filippo Fasulo served as the Director of the Italy-China Foundation's Centre on Business Research (CeSIF). In 2014, he earned a Ph.D. in Politics and Istitutions from the Catholic University of Milan with a dissertation on the concept of power in China's politics that was awarded the Cesare Bonacossa Prize by the University of Pavia. In 2012, he received a MSc in China in Comparative Perspectives at the London School of Economics and Political Science. Since 2011, he has been lecturing on China-related topics at the Catholic University of Milan.
Global Head of Infrastructure & Real Estate in the Intesa Sanpaolo Group (“ISP”). Since 2012 Riccardo is engaged in developing the relationship with major Global Concessionaires, TSO, EPC Contractors and Infrastructure Funds worldwide, and in managing the Infrastructure team of Intesa Sanpaolo. This includes the supervision of ISP’s existing portfolio of infrastructure investments, as well as working with team members and ISP’s Subsidiaries to originate and execute new transactions in the PPP, PFI and structured finance world.
Dr Marika Djolai is a Senior Researcher and Head of Conflict and Security Cluster at the European Centre for Minority Issues. She is also a member of the Balkans in Europe Policy Advisory Group (BiEPAG). She holds masters degrees from the University of Novi Sad and University College London, UK, and she received her Doctorate in Development Studies (Conflict and Violence) in 2016 from the Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex.
Andrea De Georgio is an Associate Research Fellow at ISPI. He is a freelance journalist based in Mali and covers the main countries of Western Africa. He contributed to several Italian and foreign newspapers and magazines, including il Corriere della Sera, La Stampa, Limes, CNN. De Gregorio also works with RaiNews24, Radio 24 and Radio Popolare. In 2011, he undertook a postgraduate degree in Sciences of Languages, History and Cultures of Mediterranean and Islamic Countries at the University of Naples and in 2012 he won the journalism international award “Maria Grazia Cutuli”.
Jean-Pierre Darnis è consigliere scientifico dello IAI e professore associato all’Università di Nizza Sophia-Antipolis, dove dirige il master in “Lingue e Relazioni Internazionali, Relazioni franco-italiane”. È responsabile del nuovo programma IAI “Tech-Rel” (Tecnologia & Relazioni internazionali), che analizza le sfide di policy delle nuove tecnologie e il loro impatto sulla società globale. Allo IAI ha anche sviluppato una serie di progetti di ricerca sulle relazioni franco-italiane.
Mattia Corbetta is a Policy Analyst at the OECD Trento Centre for Local Development. Between 2012 and 2019 he worked as a Policy Adviser at the Italian Ministry of Economic Development, where he contributed to designing the Italian Startup Act, the National Plan on Industry 4.0 and other policies on digital and inclusive entrepreneurship. In the past, he worked at the Italian Chambers of Commerce in Switzerland and Morocco, at the Italian Embassy in Syria and at the UN Volunteers program in Germany.
Laura Cavalli si è laureata in Discipline Economiche e Sociali presso l'Università Bocconi nel 2004 (triennale) e nel 2006 (laurea specialistica) ha conseguito il PhD in Economics and Finance of Public Administration (DEFAP) nel 2010. Ha lavorato presso il CERGAS Bocconi dal 2006 al 2008 e dopo esperienze come ricercatore in Germania e Svizzera è stata post-doc 4 anni presso l'Università di Verona impegnata in un progetto finanziato dal Ministero dell'Istruzione (FIRB).
Giovanni Carbone (PhD, London School of Economics) is Head of the ISPI Africa Programme and Professor of Political Science at the Università degli Studi di Milano. His research focus is the comparative study of politics, geopolitics and economic development in sub-Saharan Africa, with particular regard to political institutions.
Kerry Brown is Professor of Chinese Studies and Director of the Lau China Institute at King's College, London. From 2012 to 2015 he was Professor of Chinese Politics and Director of the China Studies Centre at the University of Sydney, Australia. Prior to this, he worked at Chatham House from 2006 to 2012, as Senior Fellow and then Head of the Asia Programme.