Giovanni Grevi is director of FRIDE, where he worked as senior researcher and head of the Brussels office between 2010 and 2012.
Before joining FRIDE, he served as senior research fellow at the EU Institute for Security Studies (EUISS) in Paris between 2005 and 2010. Prior to that, he worked at the European Policy Centre in Brussels as policy analyst (1998 to 2002) and as associate director of studies (2002-2005). He holds a MSc from the London School of Economics (LSE) and a PhD from the Université Libre de Bruxelles. At FRIDE his research focuses on EU foreign policy, EU partnerships with the US and emerging countries, the reform of global governance, EU security and defence policy, and foresight projects. Previous publications and major research projects include "The new global puzzle: what world for the EU in 2025?" (2006, co-directed with N. Gnesotto); "The interpolar world: a new scenario" (2009); "European Security and Defence Policy: the first ten years 1999-2009" (co-edited with D. Keohane and D. Helly, 2009); and "Global governance 2025: at a critical juncture" (EUISS – US National Intelligence Council, 2010).