Silvia Sciorilli-Borrelli is the Italy correspondent for POLITICO. Prior to moving to Rome in September 2018, Silvia was based in London where she covered the City, the Bank of England, the British economy and Brexit. A U.S.-raised Roman, Silvia worked as a banking and finance lawyer in New York and Milan prior to becoming a full-time journalist. Before joining POLITICO in early 2016, she worked for financial media outlets, including CNBC, in the U.K. and Italy. Silvia has also reported on the rise of Islamic extremism in Britain and issues such as labor and immigration in Europe. In 2013 Silvia won the under-33 Ilaria Alpi Award for investigative journalism for a video documentary on toxic waste trafficking in the Mediterranean during the 1990s.