Lorenzo KIHLGREN GRANDI, Co-founder and Chair

  • Expert in City Diplomacy, City Branding, Cultural Diplomacy
  • City Diplomacy Advisor
  • Lecturer at Sciences Po and the École Polytechnique in Paris
  • Chair, Globalization, Territories, and Integration Working Group at the International Association of Schools and Institutes of Administration (IASIA)
  • PhD in Political Theory, EHESS and LUISS

Asma MHALLA, Co-founder and Director

  • Expert in Digital Economy, works on the new paradigms of the political and economic models in this upcoming digital age
  • Lecturer at Sciences Po Paris
  • Media Editorialist and Author
  • Business Model Innovation Director
  • Graduate of ESCP Europe


Cecilia Emma SOTTILOTTA, American University of Rome

  • Political Risk consultant
  • Assistant Professor of International Relations and Global Politics at the American University of Rome
  • PhD in Political Theory, LUISS

Martina ROGATO, Sustainability advisor & Women20 (G20) Head of Delegation Italy

  • Expert in sustainability, CSR and business & human rights
  • Contract Professor at Ilsole24ore Business School in Milan and Lumsa University in Rome
  • Head of Delegation – Women20 (G20) Italy
  • Co-founder and President of Young Women Network
  • Graduated at LUISS and Bocconi, with a Thesis Research Project at the European Commission – CSR Unit


Lou GARCIA, Producer and Host of the Urban Voices Podcast

  • Expert in Gender Equality and Urban Sustainable Development 
  • Environmental Policy Master Program, Sciences Po Paris School of International Affairs (PSIA)