Senior Analyst, Middle East & North Africa


Middle East & North Africa, Algeria, Israel, Libya, Morocco, Tunisia

Riccardo Fabiani analyzes the politics of numerous countries in the region with a particular emphasis on their Islamist movements, terrorism, and political economy. His sectoral expertise includes the telecommunications, energy, and financial services industries.

Prior to joining Eurasia Group, Riccardo worked as a senior economist at D&B Country Risk Services and as a remote analyst on North Africa for Exclusive Analysis. He has also held positions at Reuters and the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Riccardo, who earned a master's degree from the University of Cambridge and bachelor's and master's degrees from the University of RomaTre, has taught classes at Vesalius College in Brussels and SIT Graduate Institute in Rabat. He is fluent in French and Italian and conversant in Arabic. He likes falafels, F.C. Inter Milan, and Joy Division.