Luca Franza is the Head of the Energy, Climate and Resources Programme at Istituto Affari Internazionali (IAI). He is also an Associate Fellow at the Clingendael International Energy Programme (CIEP) in The Hague (The Netherlands) and a lecturer in the Energy Master of the Paris School of International Affairs (PSIA) – SciencesPo. He earned a PhD at the University of Groningen (The Netherlands), with a thesis on the political-economic impact of transformations in long-term gas contracts between the EU and Russia. He graduated in Political Science at LUISS (cum laude) and in International Security with a specialisation in International Energy at SciencesPo (summa cum laude).
"Geopolitics and Italian Foreign Policy in the Age of Renewable Energy" (with Margherita Bianchi and Luca Bergamaschi). Rome, IAI, June 2020, 56 p.
“European Energy Security and the Resilience of Southern Mediterranean Countries” (with Coby van der Linde, Pier Stapersma), in Eugenio Cusumano, Stefan Hofmaier (eds), Projecting Resilience Across the Mediterranean, Cham, Palgrave Macmillan, 2020, p. 125-145
“Europe’s Energy Relations: Between Legacy and Transformation” (Dossier), in Clingendael Spectator, Vol. 78, No. 2 (2018)
“Geopolitics and the Foreign Policy Dimension of EU Energy Policy” (with Coby van der Linde), in Svein S. Andersen, Andreas Goldthau, Nick Sitter (eds), Energy Union. Europe’s New Liberal Mercantilism?, Cham, Palgrave Macmillan, 2017, p. 85-98
“Outlook for LNG Imports into the EU to 2025”; “Outlook for Gas Imports from New Suppliers into the EU to 2025”; “Outlook for Russian Pipeline Gas Imports into the EU to 2025”, in CIEP Perspectives on EU Gas Market Fundamentals, September 2016
“From South Stream to Turk Stream. Prospects for Rerouting Options and Flows of Russian Gas to Parts of Europe and Turkey”, in CIEP Papers, No. 2015|05 (November 2015)
“Long-term Gas Import Contracts in Europe. The Evolution in Pricing Mechanisms”, in CIEP Papers, No. 2014|08 (December 2014)
“Gas in East Africa. Assessing the Potential for Various Stakeholders”, in CIEP Papers, No. 2013|05 (June 2013)
Differentiated Integration in the Energy Sector and Its Contribution to the European Goals of Affordability, Security of Supply and Sustainability
- 08/10/2020 - press Deutsche Welle - Franza: EastMed Gas Forum fuels energy diplomacy in troubled region
- 22/09/2020 - press Eni - Franza: Gas comes into play
- 20/08/2020 - press Eni - Franza: The momentum behind hydrogen
- 24/06/2020 - press deVolkskrant - Franza: Conflict Turkije en Griekenland bedreigt hele Middellandse Zeeregio
- 22/04/2020 - press Tass - Franza: Full oil demand recovery will be very slow dictating low price, says expert