Paolo von Schirach is the Founder and Editor of the Schirach Report, (www.SchirachReport.com), an online publication focusing on politics, economics and international security. He is a frequent lecturer and commentator on US foreign and domestic politics and global issues. He has been working for many years in emerging markets as an expert in investment and trade promotion. Mr. von Schirach holds higher degrees from the London School of Economics, Georgetown University where he was also a Fulbright Scholar, the University of Pisa, Italy, and the Scuola Universitaria Superiore Sant’Anna of Pisa. He worked as a Research Associate at CSIS which was followed by filling the role of Director of Communications, and later on Senior Research Fellow, at the Atlantic Council. He was Deputy Director of the Global Security Project at Georgetown University. More recently, he was an Adjunct Professor in the Graduate Program of the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University, (MSFS). He has been a frequent lecturer at the Foreign Service Institute, (FSI), the Federal Government's primary training institution for officers of the U.S. foreign affairs community. Mr. von Schirach is currently serving as an Adjunct Professor of International Relations at BAU International University, focusing on contemporary world politics, and the role of innovation in economics.