Andrea Vicini received his degree in Political Science (1998) with a major emphasis in Macroeconomics Policy and Theory from the Sapienza University of Rome, Italy. He has contributed to research projects concerned with analysing the dual technology and geopolitical strategy of the conversion of military industry at the Center of Study on International Policy (CESPI) in Rome, and at the same time he served as an Assistant Professor at the Sapienza University of Rome for three years.
He completed his studies in Washington D.C. following lectures and seminars at Georgetown University, the World Bank and the IMF. In 2002, he obtained a MBA with honours from the University Consortium For. Com in Rome. In 2015, he obtained a PhD in Economics from the Swiss Management Center University (SMCU), developing a research project about technology, innovations and employment.
Currently, Andrea is a middle manager in an industrial company. He developed relevant professional experience working in international and domestic companies, as well as in internal auditing, the compliance sector, risk management and finance control, obtaining an appropriate professional certification in Control Risk Self-Assessment (CRSA).
He is member of a number of professional organizations concerned with the study of economic and policy questions, such as the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU). He is chartered as a Master in Business Administration, as recognized by the Association of Masters in Business Administration (AIMBA), and is a member of the Italian Association of Internal Auditors (AIIA), where he participates in meetings, seminars and debates on economic and managerial questions.
In his spare time, Andrea is an avid reader and tennis player.