Andrea is a qualified lawyer admitted to the Italian bar and a Ph.D. at the Law University of Perugia (Italy). Prior to joining Political Intelligence, he worked for prestigious international law firms specialising in antitrust law, advertising and consumer protection issues. Andrea also gained valuable experience in the IT regulatory field working as consultant for the legal and regulatory affairs department of a telecommunications company. In addition to his LL.M. in European Studies from the Free University of Brussels, Andrea graduated from the Law University of Teramo (Italy) and spent a year at the Phillips University of Marburg (Germany) as part of his undergraduate studies. In 2002, he completed a postgraduate degree in European Union Law from the University of Economics of Pescara. He is fluent in English, French and Spanish.