The EHI Secretariat in Brussels welcomes the arrival in our team of Carlo Nakhnoukh (carlo.nakhnoukh[at] who will be responsible for strengthening our external communication activities and stakeholder engagement.

Carlo is Italian-Egyptian and holds a bachelor’s degree in Political Science at the University of Pavia and a master’s degree in International Relations and Diplomatic Affairs at the University Bologna. In 2016 he became programme manager for the SYILAB Project, a joint venture between the University of Siena and the Italian Ministry of Education centred on the potential of European millennials. In 2018 he managed the Young Leaders Programme of the European Development Days, Europe’s leading forum on international partnerships convened every year by the European Commission.


That same year he managed his first political campaign for a leading Italian parliamentary candidate and then left Brussels to join his team, working as a parliamentary assistant and political advisor. In 2021, he left Rome and joined the EU Government Affairs team of Italian energy company ENI in Brussels.

During his studies he spent an Erasmus semester in Germany and a semester exchange at an American university in Bologna. As a youth activist he managed and participated to different activities throughout the years, allowing him to gain several experiences abroad and participate to high level events such as the 2015 Paris Climate Conference(COP21), and 5th African Union – EU 2017 Summit in Abidjan.

New team member joins EHI Secretariat