Pietro Tornese is Economic Affairs Officer at the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia in Beirut, where he advises Arab governments on conflict prevention strategies. Previously, Pietro served as Evaluation Analyst at the United Nations Capital Development Fund in New York. He has also worked for Ernst & Young, Open Evidence, and the Italian Agency for Development Cooperation in Latin America and the Caribbean. Pietro has co-authored multiple research and policy works for the European Commission and the United Nations. He holds an MSc in Economics and management of Public Administration and International Institutions from Bocconi University.