Experts & Staff

Alberto Rizzi

ECFR-Fondazione Compagnia di San Paolo Pan-European Fellow

Areas of expertise

Infrastructures, trade, energy, European Union


Italian, English, French


Alberto Rizzi is a pan-European fellow at the Rome Office of the European Council on Foreign Relations.

His research interests focus mainly on European economic policies, international trade, and the geopolitics of energy and infrastructures. Rizzi has extensive experience in research, having worked at the Italian Institute for International Political Studies, the European Army Interoperability Centre, the Italy-China Foundation, and the Italian Embassy in Tallinn.

He holds a BA in international and European studies from the University of Milan and an MA in international politics and regional dynamics from the same institution. He later completed an advanced master’s in EU economic governance at the Institute for European Studies of the Université Libre de Bruxelles.

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