Margherita Movarelli joined the Martens Centre in 2014. She worked as Senior Project Officer in charge of projects with the Centre’s partner organisations. Prior to that, she worked as an assistant to a Member of Parliament in the Italian Senate. She was also Head of Research and Communication at the Italian political foundation Magna Carta.
She started her career as a journalist, covering political affairs for different media outlets, including Italian newspapers and the correspondence office of RAI Italian public television in New York. During her professional activity, she has also undertaken in-depth research into comparative party politics and political institutions. She is the author of a book on the role of Italian centre-right think-tanks in the policy-making process, Think tank all’italiana (Rubbettino).
Margherita Movarelli graduated cum laude in Political Science at the University LUISS Guido Carli of Rome and completed part of her studies at Sciences Po-Institut d’études politiques of Paris. She holds a postgraduate Master in International Relations from the University LUISS Guido Carli of Rome. She is currently undertaking a PhD in Political Science at the Panteion University of Athens.