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Dr Andrea Edoardo Varisco

POSITION AT SIPRI
Programme Director

Dr Andrea Edoardo Varisco

Dr Andrea Edoardo Varisco

Dr Andrea Edoardo Varisco is the Acting Director of the SIPRI Dual-Use and Arms Trade Control Programme. He has worked as Head of Analytics for Conflict Armament Research and had field research experiences in conflict-affected countries in the Middle East, South Asia, and Sub-Saharan Africa. He has authored and co-authored analytical reports on arms control and weapons and ammunition management for European, African, and Asian National Governments, Armed and Police Forces.

Subject expertise

Conventional arms, small arms and light weapons, illicit weapon trade, security sector reform

Languages
Italian, English, French
Education

PhD in Post-war Recovery Studies, University of York; MA in International Affairs, Peace and Conflict Studies specialization, Australian National University (in collaboration with Peace Research Institute Oslo); MA in Politics and Comparative Institutions, Università degli Studi di Milano

Citizenship
Italy
United Kingdom
External publications