Paola Fusaro

Research Assistant
Cambridge Office


M.A. in international security, Sciences Po Paris; B.A. in political science and economics, Sciences Po Paris


Paola Fusaro is a research assistant working in the area of defence, security and infrastructure at RAND Europe. Her research focuses on transatlantic defence and security cooperation, defence industrial policy and military acquisition, missile defence, emerging technologies and terrorism.

Prior to joining RAND, she conducted research for a Paris-based business advisory firm advising private clients’ investment practices through quantitative and qualitative risk analysis on socio-political and sectoral developments. She also worked as an analyst intern in Franco-British military industrial cooperation for the French Ministry of Defence in London and as a research intern in transatlantic security for the German Marshall Fund of the US. She graduate with a M.A. in international security (cum laude) from Sciences Po Paris and attended the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies in Washington D.C. She holds a B.A. in political science and economics from Sciences Po Paris. 


French; English; Spanish