Head of Research at Mo Ibrahim Foundation


Camilla Rocca is Head of Research at the Mo Ibrahim Foundation, where she leads on the Foundation’s research agenda and publications on African governance. Her main interest is the African political, economic and social landscape, with a focus on the nexus between fragility, development and state-society relations.

She has worked extensively on these issues as independent analyst as well as political officer for the European Union based in Central Africa. With a background in International Relations, she holds two MAs from the College of Europe and the University of Padua, and professional certifications including in political analysis and mediation.