Andrea Carlo

Anglo-Italian opinion journalist, singer-songwriter and Oxford graduate

Andrea Carlo was born in Milan, Italy, and spent his earliest childhood years in Ireland. He moved to Windsor, England at the age of eight in 2005, and has lived in the UK ever since, recently becoming a British citizen. He won an academic scholarship to his secondary school aged thirteen, later becoming editor of its magazine, and in 2018 completed his BA at Oxford University. Starting in October 2019, he will study International Relations & Politics as a Master's degree (MPhil) at Cambridge University. An opinion journalist and commentator, Andrea has written for The Independent, Metro, and formerly for The Oxford Student, with two of his articles being listed on PoliticsHome's 'must-read' lists. He also co-reported the scoop on Tate's refusal to take further Sackler family funds amid the opioid epidemic scandal, with the story being published in The Times. Andrea is especially interested in socio-political and cultural issues, aiming to bring to light many of the rampant injustices and inequalities around the world. Aside from this, he runs a blog on Medium, and is also an award-winning, published poet and aspiring singer-songwriter working on his debut record.