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Associate Experts

Musab Elgaed

Associate Expert

Musab Elgaed is a co-founder and head of 'Peace Makers Libya', a group of non-political activists who have led several…

Nedra Cherif

Associate Expert

Nedra Cherif has worked as a political analyst and consultant for various international organizations in the field of democracy support…

Leon Stille

Associate Expert

Leon Stille has a background in energy sciences (MSc and BSc) and pursuing a PhD on energy policy. He currently…

Edoardo Borgomeo

Associate Expert

Edoardo is Water Resources Management Specialist at the World Bank. Prior to joining the World Bank, he worked at the…

Roland Friedrich

Associate Expert

Roland Friedrich has been working on conflict management, peacebuilding, mediation, and security sector governance and reform in the MENA region…

Cyril Widdershoven

Associate Expert

Cyril Widdershoven is a veteran global energy market expert and founder of Verocy. He holds several advisory positions at various international…

Associate Researchers

Tamer Badawi

Associate Researcher

Current affiliation: University of Kent An analyst and consultant currently focused on politics and security in Iraq and the wider…

Cinzia Bianco

Associate Researcher

Current affiliation: European Council on Foreign Relations Dr. Cinzia Bianco is a research fellow at the European Council on Foreign…

Théo Blanc

Associate Researcher

Théo Blanc is a postdoctoral researcher in the ERC-funded project MENA-PERC (Political Elites and Regime Change in the Middle East…

Elise Daniaud

Associate Researcher

Current affiliation. Luiss Guido Carli Elise Daniaud is a researcher and PhD candidate in Politics at LUISS University, Italy. She…

Mary Fitzgerald 

Associate Researcher

Mary Fitzgerald is a Marseille-based researcher specialising in Libya and the wider Mediterranean. She has worked on Libya since 2011 -…

Mikail Giovannelli

Associate Junior Researcher

Current Affiliation: Luiss Guido Carli Mikail Giovannelli holds a Bachelor's degree in Language, Culture and Society of Asia and Mediterranean…

Rima Hamidan

Associate Junior Researcher

Current Affiliation: Mentorship Programme - Dialogue Platform for Libya's Future project Rima Hamidan is a Libya-based junior associate researcher at…

Dima Hussain

Associate Researcher

Current affiliation: European University Institute (EUI) Dima Hussain is a Ph.D. in Law researcher at the European University Institute in…

Intissar Kherigi

Associate Researcher

Current affiliation: Sciences Po University ParisDr. Intissar Kherigi is a Visiting Scholar at Ibn Haldun University and Associate Researcher at…

Metin Koca

Associate Researcher

Current affiliation: Istanbul Bilgi University Metin Koca works as a European Research Council postdoctoral researcher at Istanbul Bilgi University, Turkey.…

Misbah Omar

Associate Junior Researcher

Misbah Omar is a Libya-based junior associate researcher with the Luiss Mediterranean Platform. He has authored numerous policy papers on political…

Carlo Palleschi

Associate Researcher

Carlo Palleschi is a Consultant at the World Bank, with a primary focus on a wide range of African development…

Luca Raineri

Associate Researcher

Current Affiliation: Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies (Pisa) Dr Luca Raineri is a researcher in security studies. His work investigates…

Mario Savina

Associate Junior Researcher

Current Affiliation: Sapienza University of Rome, Osmed (S.Pio V) Mario Savina is a researcher and analyst. He is a PhD…

Meraf Villani

Associate Junior Researcher

Current Affiliation: Luiss Guido Carli Meraf Villani is an Italian-Ethiopian law graduate and a trainee lawyer in the field of…