Lorenzo CORNETTONE is Italian and joined the Pilot Programme on the European Diplomatic Academy in January 2024 as Project Assistant.

After graduating in European Interdisciplinary Studies at the College of Europe (Natolin campus) in 2022, Lorenzo has interned at the European Commission as Blue Book Trainee in DG EAC, where he worked on the Erasmus+ project and Joint European Degrees. In addition, Lorenzo has also worked as Administrative Officer for the College of Europe (Natolin campus) between 2023 and 2024.

Lorenzo holds an MA in Philosophy from Macerata University where he graduated in 2020 as a student of the Excellence Programme Scuola di Studi Superiori Giacomo Leopardi. During these years, he did an Erasmus in Vienna (2016) and an internship at the Italian Cultural Institute in New York City (2019).

Lorenzo speaks Italian and English, and has a good knowledge of French.

His main areas of interests are European History and Civilization, Totalitarian Ideologies, Political Philosophy.