Riccardo Villa is the Project Coordinator at ISDP’s Stockholm Korea Center. He holds a Master of Arts in Global Peace, Security and Strategic Studies from Vesalius College in Brussels, Belgium, as well as a bachelor’s degree in Languages, Cultures and Societies, specializing in the Indian Subcontinent and Northeast Asia, from Ca’ Foscari University, Italy. Mr. Villa has had the opportunity to study in both Seoul, South Korea and in Xi’An, China, where he developed his knowledge of Northeast Asian relations, particularly in regard to the Korean Peninsula. His security policy background compliments a research portfolio which includes peace theory and geopolitics, humanitarian and development assistance, as well as human trafficking issues.