Lorenzo Matronola was born in Grosseto, Italy. He graduated from the International School of Trieste in 2012 and is currently studying in the Middle Eastern and Mediterranean Campus of Sciences-Po Paris, France. Lorenzo is fluent in Italian, English and French. Furthermore, he has been studying Arabic and Hebrew. He will spend his third academic year as an exchange student in Jerusalem.
In May 2014, Lorenzo applied to the Internship Programme at the IAP/IAMP Secretariat at the TWAS campus in Trieste. Under the supervision of the IAP Coordinator, Dr. Peter McGrath, Lorenzo is helping in the reorganization of the IAP website by finding a logical order to the many files stored on there and creating relevant links between them. He is also creating a list of publications for a new section on the website and researching and gathering information on the dissemination and impact of IAP Statements via internet searches. Finally, he is also assisting with reviewing documents being prepared for workshops and meetings organized by IAP and IAMP.