Raffaello Pantucci is a think tank researcher working between Asia, where he is a Senior Fellow in the International Centre for Political Violence and Terrorism Research (ICPVTR) at the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS) in Singapore, and Europe, where he is a Senior Associate Fellow at the Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies (RUSI) in London. In addition, Mr. Pantucci is an Associate Fellow at the Global Network on Extremism and Technology (GNET) on the editorial board of Studies in Conflict and Terrorism, RUSI Journal, as well as a founder of Young China Watchers (YCW), and serves on the International Advisory Board of Hedayah and on the Advisory Board of the International Counter-Terrorism Young Network (ICTYN).
Previously, he has also been an Associate Fellow at the International Centre for the Study of Radicalisation (ICSR) at King’s College, London, and has worked previously at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) in Washington, DC, the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) in London, and the Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences (SASS) in Shanghai, as well as briefly held a position at the European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR).
His work focuses on counter-terrorism and radicalisation issues, and on China’s relations with its western neighbours. He is also the author of “Sinostan: China’s Inadvertent Empire.”