Visiting Fellow - Federica Fazio

Federica Fazio is a Visiting Fellow at the University of South Wales’ International Centre for Policing and Security, where she is conducting research on issues related to European and transatlantic security and contributing to the work of the Jean Monnet Network on EU Counter-Terrorism (EUCTER).

She is also a PhD Researcher at Dublin City University (DCU) focusing on how EU-NATO cooperation is changing in this new era of strategic competition vis-à-vis Russia and China.

Previously, Federica worked in Brussels, first with the European Parliament’s Directorate-General for External Policies of the Union (DG EXPO) and then at the European Union Institute for Security Studies (EUISS) Brussels Liaison Office. During her time with DG EXPO and the EUISS, she contributed to policy analysis in support of the elaboration of EU foreign, security and defence policies.

At the EUISS, Federica supported then-Security and Defence Editor, Dr Daniel Fiott, with multiple research projects and publications, including the 2019 edition of the Yearbook of European Security.

At DG EXPO, under the supervision of Mr Jérôme Legrand, she drafted and updated reports, briefings, background notes and speaking points for former President Antonio Tajani, Parliamentary Committees and Subcommittees, and Interparliamentary Delegations, covering a wide range of countries and issues affecting the security and stability of the Euro-Atlantic area.

Working with the EUISS and the European Parliament, Federica has also assisted with and taken part in numerous seminars, roundtables and conferences organised in partnership with the Presidency of the Council of the EU, the European Commission, the European External Action Service, the European Security and Defence College, the NATO Defence College, and several European and international think tanks.

Her work has been published by the Atlantic Council, Fair Observer, the Aspen Institute Italia, the NATO Association of Canada, and the Italian Institute of Strategic Studies Niccolò Machiavelli.