Giulia Ferrini

Giulia Ferrini


Sep 2010 - Sep 2011

MSc in Politics and Government in the European Union

London School of Economics

Analysis of the European process of political and economic integration.

Focusing on European foreign policy, the external impact of EU policy-making, EU enlargement,

EU security and defence policy.

Final dissertation on EU-India relations

May 2010 - Aug 2010

Hertog Global Strategy Initiative on nuclear proliferation

Columbia University

The programme demonstrated the potential for collaborative historical research on critical issues in international affairs.

Final dissertation on the Indo-US nuclear deal and its impact of the Non-Proliferation regime.

Mar 2008 - Mar 2010

MA in International Relations

Università degli Studi Roma Tre

Summa cum Laude

100% overall percentage

Key modules include: International Political Economy, Geopolitics, International Relations History and Theory, Comparative EU politics and Social Issues in Developing Countries.

Final thesis on the impact of 09/11 on Indo-US relations.

Oct 2004 - Mar 2008

BA in Political Science

Università degli Studi Roma Tre

Summa cum Laude

99% overall percentage

Drawing on comparative political science, international relations, and European law, thedegree included courses in Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Statistics, International Affairs, Political Communication, Sociology and Contemporary History.

Work History

Work History
Apr 2009 - Present

Co-founder and Coordinator

Public Citizens

Cofounded, in collaboration with outstanding members of the Italian Parliament and a network of academics and students, a non-profit organisation to lobby the Italian Parliament on issues directly affecting the public sphere, inspired on successful system already existing in other EU countries.

·Motivated and coordinated a team of 10 people working on a reform of the Italian university system.

·Organised a press conference to present a resolution on bioethics and law, getting coverage in the national press

·Contributed to the creation of the association’s website.

Nov 2011 - May 2012

Junior Public Affairs Assistant

Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)

Public Affairs and Communications Directorate, Civil Society and Parliamentary Team.

·Supported the team in all ongoing work on civil society (NGOs, private sector, trade unions, youth organisations) and parliamentarian outreach.

·Contributed to work on: an OECD youth engagement strategy, the OECD Parliamentary Network, OECD business outreach strategy, and consultation guidelines on engagement with CSOs

·Organised and attended an IdeaFactory on new economic thinking in the context of the OECD Forum 2012.

·Contributed to work on: an OECD youth engagement strategy, the OECD Parliamentary Network, OECD business outreach strategy, and consultation guidelines on engagement with CSOs.

·Monitored civil society organisations’ work on OECD-related issues.

Jan 2009 - May 2010

Marketing Manager

Bravo Viaggi, travel company

Created and implemented an efficient market strategy to expand the company’s sales overseas.

·Contributed to the development of a new branch of activities for the company

·Launched a promotion campaign to attract US –based religious choirs to come to Italy

·Attended the National Association of Pastoral Musicians Convention in Chicago

·Over 250 people came to perform in some of Italy’s most prestigious churches, including St-Peter.

Jun 2008 - Dec 2008

Intern in the Office for Economic and Commercial Affairs

Italian Embassy, Paris

Assisted the Counsellor for Economic Affairs in dealing with the leading French Economic Institutions

·Interpreted and analysed macroeconomic data and financial measures and synthesised information.

·Acted as an interpreter for the French and Italian Environment Ministers during informal meetings.

·Monitored daily the French and International press, with special focus on the handling of the financial crisis by the French Presidency of the European Union

·Conducted a mapping of the Italian investments in France using excel database


• Travelled extensively in more than 25 countries over 5 continents including India, Southeast Asia, Egypt, Europe and the US.

• Sports (kickboxing) and music (piano, 8 years)

• Ancient literature enthusiast.




• Comprehensive with Internet, MS Word, Excel, Access, Outlook and PowerPoint. Good knowledge of HTML


  • Bilingual in French and Italian, Proficient in English, Intermediate in Spanish, Beginner in Arabic.