Laura Basagni is program coordinator at The German Marshall Fund of the United States (GMF) in Brussels. She coordinates GMF’s portfolio on North-South and South-South cooperation, focusing on the Mediterranean and the wider Atlantic regions. Her research interests are North-South and South-South cooperation, EU–U.S. cooperation in security and defense policy in the Mediterranean region, and the future of global governance. She leads the organization of GMF’s Atlantic Strategy Group meetings.
Laura joined GMF as a trainee in 2016, working on Mediterranean politics and European security. She studied at LUISS Guido Carli and the London of School of Economics and Political Science (LSE.) She holds a BA in international relations, an MSc in comparative politics, and a postgraduate degree in European project management.