Paolo Balmas is a PhD Researcher in Economic Geography working on the CHINA-LUX project (China's financial networks in Luxembourg), funded by the FNR (AFR Individual). His project explores the ways China is organizing its financial networks in Europe and the role of Luxembourg in this organization.
Paolo graduated from La Sapienza - University of Rome (Italy) with an MA in Humanities. He contributed to the fields of History of Japanese Religions, History of China, and International Security with several publications. He has worked as a geopolitical analyst advising companies and investors on geopolitical risks.