Matteo Bonomi (PhD, Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, Pisa) is a Research Fellow at Istituto Affari Internazionali (IAI) in Rome, where he works on two specific programmes, “EU, politics and institutions” and “Eastern Europe and Eurasia”. His professional experience and research interests have been related to EU integration and EU enlargement policy. He has worked as expert or consultant for various institutes, think tanks, foundations or public agencies in Albania, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Germany, Italy, Montenegro and Serbia, including the European Policy Centre (EPC, Brussels), the Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik (SWP, Brussels’s Office) and the European Commission. He also holds two MA degrees, in Philosophy (San Raffaele University, Milan) and in European Studies (European College, Parma). He has published academic and policy papers on various aspects of EU integration, Western Balkan – EU relations and the political economy of EU enlargement.