Lorenzo Kihlgren Grandi is a lecturer in city diplomacy at Sciences Po in Paris. Prior to that, he served as an officer at the City of Milan’s Department of International Relations. Lorenzo is also involved in a dual doctorate at EHESS in Paris and LUISS in Rome, focusing on intercultural dialogue through the arts. Lorenzo’s research benefits from his experience as founder and chairman of Il Tamarindo, an Italian NGO devoted to the promotion of cultural diversity, creative economy and youth empowerment. He has designed and coordinated several international projects, such as research seminars, concerts, artistic exhibitions and entrepreneurial competitions. Lorenzo studied International Relations at the University of Bologna, Sciences Po, Istituto per gli Studi di Politica Internazionale in Milan and LUISS. He gained his first professional experiences at the European Commission in Brussels, the UNESCO Culture Sector in Paris, the Italian Embassy in Tehran and Istituto Affari Internazionali in Rome.
Sector: Government and International Institutions
Main Pillar: Youth
Areas of Expertise: Intercultural Dialogue
Country of Origin: Italy
City of Residency: Paris, France