Francesco Gualdi

Francesco Gualdi

The London School of Economics and Political Science, United Kingdom


  • Artificial Intelligence adoption in the public sector
  • Impact of ICT on policymaking process
  • Entanglements between law and technology
  • Public value creation through ICT in the public secto

Brief Bio

Francesco Gualdi works as Fellow in the Department of Management of the London School of Economics and Political Science, where he is affiliated to the Information System and Innovation research group. He holds a PhD in Enterprise Engineering from Tor Vergata University in Rome. His main research interests cover the areas of ICT adoption in public sector, e-government, digitalization of the Public Administration, impact of technology on policymaking activity. Prior to the academic career, he served as strategic adviser to the Minister of European Affairs within the Italian Government (2014-2018), where he held responsibilities of coordinating the policymaking activities related to the Digital Innovation agenda. His opinions and contributions on digital policies are published on European think tanks and reviews such as Policy Network (UK), France Forum (France), Das Progressive Zentrum (Germany), Action Institute (Italy)


  • 2016-2020 Ph.D. in Enterprise Engineering, “Tor Vergata” University, Rome, Italy
  • 2013-2014 Master of Arts in International Public Affairs, LUISS University, Rome, Italy
  • 2007-2013 BA and MA in International Relations, University of Bologna, Italy