Research center’s Director: Valerio Mancini
Analyst and Political Scientist expert in International Relations
Professor & researcher, expert in international relations and security, geopolitics and export management.
Director of the Rome Business School Research Center; Head of the Trans-national Crime Department at MISAP – Multidisciplinary Institute for Security Management and Antisociality Prevention; Consultant for the International Academy for Security and Defense (MASTERY) and export manager for different Italian companies.
He worked with international organizations worldwide (UNODC – Colombia/Austria, UNICRI – Italy, MAOC-N -Portugal and the OECD – France); He also worked for a diplomatic representation (Italian permanent representation to the OECD in Paris).
In 2019 he was involved as a senior consultant in Colombia for the national project “Voz por la justicia”, related to the preliminary works of the Colombian Justice reform.
Professor at Rome Business School and at the University “Istituto Armando Curcio” – Rome; visiting lecturer in Italy, Argentina (Universidad Católica de Argentina), Colombia (Universidad Católica de Colombia, “Dante Alighieri” Society), Brazil (Baiana Business School), Syria and Belarus (MHR Group International).
Author of books, articles and reports and co-author of international studies and academic publications, he was a foreign news reporter for the Colombian newspaper “El Espectador” and, since 2010, is a correspondent in Italy for the Colombian radio program “UN Analísis”.
Previous Accademic studies
LLM in International cooperation against transnational organized crime – University of Teramo
MA in International relations and EU integration – Catholic University of Milan
MA in Economic security, intelligence and geopolitics – Società Italiana per l’Organizzazione Internazionale (SIOI)
BA Political science and international relations – Catholic University of Milan