Antonia has a background in journalism and holds an MA Degree in War Studies from King’s College London.
She previously worked at the Center for American Studies in Rome where she coordinated conferences with leading Italian companies on geopolitics, international diplomacy, artificial intelligence ned cybersecurity. She worked extensively with the US Embassy in Rome, curating close-door roundtables with Italian Ministers and US delegations. Prior to that Antonia was based in Beirut from 2017 to 2020, she was regional editor and online assistant editor at the Lebanese English-language newspaper The Daily Star. She also covered Lebanon’s anti-government protests, political and economic tensions and the Beirut port explosion for the news website Beirut Today. She also wrote on politics and social issues in Lebanon for the Institute for International Political Studies.