Alberto graduated from the University of Turin and Bologna in 2018, when he moved to King’s College London for carrying out a two-months based research project on US Foreing Policy. He then completed an Executive Course in “Strategic Affairs” at the Luiss School of Government in 2020 and a PhD Summer School with Politecnico di Milano-EIT Raw Materials on critical raw materials, while obtaining the following year a Master with the Italian Society for International Organization (SIOI) in Sustainable Development and Geopolitics of Resources. Since May 2021 he has been collaborating with Luiss University Press on topics related to technology and geopolitics. In June 2022 he took part, as an independent observer, in a summit organized and held in Bruxelles by the SecREEts industrial consortium for monitoring the EU rare earths magnet supply chain. He was speaker at the 2023 edition of the International Round Table on Materials Criticality (IRTC) in Lille. He has also carries out independent consultancy work for an Italian major firm and regularly writes analyses for Formiche, RiEnergia and ISPI on international affairs, critical materials and the semiconductor industry. He currently works at Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei (FEEM) by managing scientific publications and supporting dissemination activities. Since January 2024, he is also involved in RAw Materials for the Energy Transition (RAMET) Program with a focus on the role of policy in critical minerals markets.