Francesco Ajena is a political scientist, agroecology expert, and communication manager. He studied Political Sciences in Rome, specialising in International Relations. He moved to Brussels in 2010 in order to pursue a Masters Degree in European Studies at the Université Libre de Bruxelles. In 2014 he undertook a Masters Degree in Agroecology and Sustainable Agriculture, in Cuba. He joined the European Green Party in February 2015, where he works as an external communication manager.