Nicolò Branchesi is a visiting fellow at the Center for Transatlantic Relations (CTR), at the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) of Johns Hopkins University in Washington, D.C.

In August 2016 he earned a Bachelor Degree in Public International Law at Åbo Akademi University (Turku, Finland), with a dissertation on the compliance of the principle of non-refoulement with the Common European Asylum System, with special regard to the Dublin III regulation. In spring 2016 he participated in an exchange program at the University of Liège (Liège, Belgium) where he completed his minor in European Studies focusing on EU Institutional Law.

Since 2015 he is a member of the international committee of the Swedish People’s Party in Finland’s youth organization. Prior to that he has been working as vice president and talent manager for AIESEC in Finland, in the Turku local committee.

Nicolò holds both Finnish and Italian citizenship, he is a native of Jesi (The Marches, Italy) and moved to Finland to embark on his academic career.