Matteo Bonomi (Ph.D.) is senior fellow in the “EU, politics and institutions” programme at Istituto Affari Internazionali. His work focuses on European integration and EU enlargement policy. He has been an expert or consultant for a number of institutes, think tanks, foundations, and public agencies across Europe. He has published academic and policy papers on various aspects of EU differentiated integration, Western Balkan-EU relations, and the political economy of EU enlargement. He is member of the “Balkans in Europe Policy Advisory Group” (BiEPAG) and of the Editorial Committee of the academic journal “The International Spectator.” He holds a PhD in "Politics, Human Rights and Sustainability" from the Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna in Pisa, Italy.