Silvia is the Administrative Trainee at the MPC. She earned a bachelor's degree in International Management from Bocconi University and a double master’s degree in International Security Studies at Glasgow University and Charles University in Prague. She specialised in regional security and radicalization, and defended her dissertation on the topic of jihadism in Italy. She has experience in private consulting firms in Italy and the Netherlands, where she focused on non-conventional threats and business risk assurance. She also collaborated with a non-profit Turkish organization, where her main responsibilities included background research, report writing and event planning on refugee protection related projects. During her studies, she also collaborated in the organization of several Model United Nations and European Youth Parliament conferences around Europe.