Riccardo Bostti is Strategic Business Analyst at the American Chamber of Commerce in Italy and a Junior Research Fellow at the Global Policy Institute (GPI) in London. He holds a BA in International Relations from the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore in Milan, Italy, as well as an MSc in International Politics from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS). His research focuses on China and on East Asian politics. Riccardo has previously been a volunteer ambassador for the Royal Institute of International Affairs (Chatham House), a role in which he has gained useful insights into business and politics from people directly involved in international affairs. During his time at the GPI, Riccardo’s research will focus on the digital aspects of China’s New Silk Road project.