Luca Franza is the Head of the Energy, Climate and Resources Programme at Istituto Affari Internazionali (IAI). He is also an Associate Fellow at the Clingendael International Energy Programme (CIEP) in The Hague (The Netherlands) and a lecturer in the Energy Master of the Paris School of International Affairs (PSIA) – SciencesPo. He is also a member of the sustainability advisor board at Edison and the co-chair of the T20 task force on sustainable energy. He earned a PhD at the University of Groningen (The Netherlands), with a thesis on the political-economic impact of transformations in long-term gas contracts between the EU and Russia. He graduated in Political Science at LUISS (cum laude) and in International Security with a specialisation in International Energy at SciencesPo (summa cum laude).