Dr Andrea Salvi is Senior Analyst at the EU Institute for Security Studies, where he leads the analysis of cyber and digital issues, and he is the Project Director of the EU Cyber Diplomacy Initiative - EU Cyber Direct. Before joining the EUISS he worked as a Project Officer responsible for the scientific direction and development of the DRMKC Risk Data Hub at the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission. He also served as a Human Rights Statistics Consultant for the United Nations Missions in South Sudan. Previously, he worked as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Luiss University and as a Research Affiliate at the Center for Research in Leadership, Innovation and Organisation. Dr Salvi holds a PhD in Political Science from Trinity College Dublin and master’s degrees in International Relations, Law and Government of the EU, and Cybersecurity. He specialised in quantitative methods and in computational social sciences, using cutting-edge data technologies to answer security and political questions.