Giulio del Balzo was born and raised in Gallarate, a small city in Northern Italy. After his high school studies, he moved to Rome, where he pursued a Bachelor of Arts in Political Sciences at Libera Università Internazionale degli Studi Sociali Guido Carli (LUISS), majoring in politics, philosophy and economics and graduating magna cum laude. In August 2015, Giulio moved to Berlin, where he is currently completing his MPP at the Hertie School. In 2013, Giulio founded FutureDem, a junior think tank which now involves more than 1000 students, young professionals and politicians from all over Italy. Over the last two years he has been employed at Airbnb Italy as a public policy associate, working on regulatory issues and initiatives in the fields of innovative tourism and the sharing economy.
Master’s thesis title
Reforming the Italian pension system