Giacomo Persi Paoli
Giacomo Persi Paoli is a senior analyst in RAND Europe. His areas of expertise focus on defence and security issues, particularly counter-terrorism, maritime security and border security. Currently Giacomo is leading RAND’s Mediterranean Foresight Forum (MFF), which is examining key issues that are currently affecting the region, from economic, political and social instability right through to the migrant crisis that is currently impacting mainland Europe. Prior to joining RAND Europe, he served 14 years in the Italian Navy, with experience on the frontline of the migrant crisis rescuing migrants at sea.