Matteo Bonomi joined the European Policy Centre (EPC) as Programme Assistant in the European Politics and Institutions Programme in April 2016. His professional experience has been increasingly related to EU enlargement policy, in particular to the Balkan - EU Integration process. Prior to joining the EPC, he has worked and cooperated with various institutions, including a government institution (Public Policy Secretariat of the Government of the Republic of Serbia), research institutes (Institute for European Studies and Institute of Economic Sciences, both based in Belgrade) and a regional international organization (Regional School of Public Administration – ReSPA, Danilovgrad, Montenegro). He holds a PhD in Politics, Human Rights and Sustainability from the Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna in Pisa, Italy. During his PhD studies, he has been a Visiting PhD student at the London School of Economics and Political Sciences (LSE). He also holds two MA degrees, one in Philosophy from Milano's University San Raffaele and another from the European College Foundation in Parma which focused on the institutions, politics, economics and legal aspects of the EU.