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Alessandro Mancosu is IEG Policy’s Brussels correspondent, specialising in EU agri-food policy and related EU topics.

He has previously written about competition policy, as well as working in marketing for an asset management company. Alessandro has also done an internship as an information assistant at the European Commission, Enterprise and Industry Department.

Born in Sardinia, Italy, Aleesandro is fluent in English, French and Spanish, with a good knowledge of German. He has a Master’s Degree in European Studies from the King’s College London, and a Postgraduate Diploma in Journalism from the London School of Journalism.

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