Alexandr Lagazzi holds a BA in International Economic Relations and Diplomacy from the Faculty of International Relations of the University of Economics in Prague. His working experience varies from volunteering and internships at NGOs to its current position of Associate Research Fellow at EUROPEUM Institute for European Policy. His research interests are mainly in the realm of international relations, behavioural economics, foreign policy, diplomacy, security and terrorism. Within his work at EUROPEUM he actively focuses on EU-China relations and Italian politics; on which he regularly comments for European, Czech and Slovak media. Moreover, he has both participated, organized and moderated various parliamentary simulations and debates on topics of his academic interest. He has been EUROPEUM's Communications Manager for 3 years and has also been responsible for launching the project Future Leaders European Evening Talks, an educational series of events aimed to discuss EU affairs with university graduates and create a lively network of young professionals.