Michele Cesari

Michele Cesari is a Senior Fellow for the Global Center. He provides consultancy services to government departments and international and national agencies on strategy design, proposal development, and evaluation of complex programs. With 17 years of international programming and research experience in fragile contexts, including eight years in East Africa, he has designed, managed, and evaluated projects and research initiatives investigating the modus operandi of al-Shabaab and other Islamist militant organizations and their impact on stability, as well as programs engaging multiple armed groups and private sector investment streams. Published in several books and journals, he has an LLB and LLM from Università degli Studi di Urbino ‘Carlo Bo,’ is completing an MBA at Heriot-Watt University, and is a Certified Sustainability Practitioner.