Nicolò Sartori has a decade-long experience in research and academic teaching on energy, climate and sustainable development policies at the national, European and global level. Among his topics of research, the transformation of the energy sector and the political and socio-economic implications of the decarbonization process, with special attention to the geographic areas of sub-Saharan Africa and the Mediterranean basin. He extensively publishes and regularly participates to international conferences and symposia on these subjects.
Nicolò is Adjunct Professor in “Natural Resources and Energy Security" at the Master in International Security Studies (MISS) of the University of Trento and Professional Fellow at the World Energy Council (WEC). In addition to this, he lectures on international and European energy, climate and sustainable development policies in different academic institutions, including Sciences Po’s Master in International Energy, and the LUISS Guido Carli's Masters in International Security.
Since 2009 he worked at the Rome-based think tank Istituto Affari Internazionali (IAI), where he founded and ran the Energy, Climate & Resources Programme of the institute.
He holds a BA in International and Diplomatic Studies from the School Roberto Ruffilli in Forlì and an MA in International Relations from the University of Bologna, and a specialization course in “Analysis and Management of Energy and Environmental Policy” from the Harvard Environmental Economics Program (HEEP) at Harvard University.