Cinzia Bianco


Cinzia Bianco is a Senior Analyst and consultant at Gulf State Analytics focused on the international politics, political economy and security of the Gulf region.  She carried out a Research Fellowship in Oman, Qatar, the U.A.E. and Kuwait for the European Commission’s Sharaka project, working a policy paper on socio-economic challenges in the region. She is a regulator contributor to several think tanks including the Middle East Institute in the United States, and a number of publications in Europe and the Middle East. 

Cinzia obtained a Master’s degree in Middle East and Mediterranean Studies from King’s College London and she is currently undertaking a PhD at the Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies at the University of Exeter in the United Kingdom on evolving security perceptions in the Arabian Peninsula after the Arab Spring. 


POLICY COMPASS - PERSIAN GULF: Increased Polarisation and Power Fragmentation Ahead


by Cinzia Bianco

29 January 2019