Bernardo Navazo is a Defence and Political Risk Analyst focusing on international relations and the impact of technology in great power competition. He holds a B.Sc. & M.Sc. degree in Aeronautical Engineering (UPM - Polytech University of Madrid), a BA & MA in Political Science (UCM - Universidad Complutense de Madrid) and a Master's degree in International Affairs (Columbia University), where he wrote his master's thesis on neorealism and bipolarity under the aegis of Dr. Kenneth N. Waltz. Right after his studies, Navazo worked for two years for several candidates and public officials in New York City and Washington DC. As a political risk analyst, Navazo has done freelance work for top-notch political risk consultancy firms and institutions such as Eurasia Group, Teneo, and the Spanish Ministries of Defence and Foreign Affairs, among others. In 2018-2020 Navazo worked for the Presidency of the Government of Spain at the Department of National Affairs as a Senior Policy Analyst. In that capacity, he was involved in several intra-government consultations on a broad variety of topics, many of them related to technology policies and the Spanish and the EU role amidst the growing US-China rivalry.

Featured programmes and seminars

  • High Capacity Campus

    Start date: 07/07/2024

    The main objective of this initiative is to develop the potential of young people between the ages of 10 and 18 who have been accredited as "high ability".

  • Workshop From Science to Society

    Start date: 22/09/2024

    The Rafael del Pino Foundation together with the Club de Científicos (Rafael del Pino Excellence Fellows) organise the FS2S: Translating today's research into tomorrow's solutions.

  • A History of the World programme. Jeremy Adelman

    Start date: 20/09/2024

    This course, aimed at young people aged between 17 and 25, invites them to learn about and delve into world history in order to understand how we are connected in the globalised world in which we live.

  • Artificial Intelligence Ethics Programme. Carissa Véliz

    Start date: 28/10/2024

    This course will help us understand the "digital reality" we live in. A practical and constructive approach, offering possible solutions to the ethical challenges generated by AI.