Jacopo Leone is from Italy/United Kingdom. He works as a Democratic Governance Officer at the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR).
Jacopo has been working as a political analyst in the field of democracy assistance and governance for over six years, with a focus on parliamentary strengthening, political party assistance, anti-corruption, public integrity, and civil society development. Currently as a Democratic Governance Officer at the ODIHR, he monitors political developments and provides assistance to OSCE participating States on democratic governance issues. His particular focus is on strengthening integrity in parliaments and political party systems, promoting inclusive political institutions and youth and women’s political participation.
Before joining ODIHR, he worked for the OSCE Mission in Kosovo, NATO, the European Union Institute for Security Studies (EUISS) and the European Parliament. Jacopo holds an MSc in International and European Politics from the University of Edinburgh.