Born and raised in the Italian Alps, Lorenzo is a researcher at Osservatorio Balcani e Caucaso Transeuropa. His main area of interest is European political integration – basically, the ways and extent in which European citizens and countries get closer and more interconnected with each other over time.
Lorenzo studied at the University of Bologna and made a PhD in the history of European integration, spending a couple of years around Europe. In 2016 he published a book about the EU countries' joint activity on the international stage.
He has been working at OBC Transeuropa since spring 2017, helping to run the European Data Journalism Network. Lorenzo also collaborates with the Italian newspaper Il Post and with the Zanichelli publishing company.
You can find him on Twitter: @lorferr.