Leonardo Colucci is contributor at the International Security Observer (ISO). Leonardo works in Brussels as an EU affairs consultant and is an Associate Director for programming at the Young Professionals in Foreign Policy association. Leonardo has a background on international security issues. He worked at the UN HQ in New York in 2008 with the Italian permanent mission and in 2010 with the EU delegation, both times dealing with UN Security Council activities with a focus on the African region. Among his professional experiences he also worked at Centre for European Policy Studies and Procter&Gamble. He currently collaborates with the Italian think tank Centro Studi Internazionali. Leonardo is Italian and holds a master degree in International Relations from Università degli Studi Roma Tre, he also studied at Université Paris-Nord and University of Helsinki. He is an Italian native speaker and is fluent in English and French.