Cerni’s research is on how legislation can be improved by using technology and collective knowledge. He wants to understand how laws can transform to adapt better to digital formats and how the instruments that legislatures use can be improved to leverage higher quality information when making norms.
Cerni worked for the World Bank in Washington DC for five years, where he prepared and implemented projects in the fields of service delivery and social protection. He participated in over 20 international missions, including in pre-revolutionary Sudan and Sierra Leone during the Ebola epidemic. Prior to joingin the World Bank, Cerni was a coordinator in the Andorra government, worked as a researcher at Columbia University, as a consultant for Moody’s and as a delegate in the United Nations General Assembly. He is an Ambassador for the charity One Young World.
He holds a Master of Public Administration (MPA, 2012) from Columbia University, where he was a Fulbright Fellow, a Bachelor of Political Science (BSc, 2009) from Pompeu Fabra University, and other degrees in law/economics from the Hertie School and Sciences-Po Paris.