Katinka Barysch

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Bosch Public Policy Fellow


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Katinka Barysch is deputy director of the Centre for European Reform, a London-based foreign policy think-tank. She has written extensively about Russia, Turkey, Central and Eastern Europe and about all aspects EU enlargement. She also works on European economic reforms, globalization, energy questions and EU institutional change. Katinka has acted as an advisor to the EU Select Committee of the House of Lords, the World Economic Forum and other organizations, as well as EU governments and a number of financial institutions and business federations. Katinka joined the CER in July 2002 as chief economist and became deputy director in 2007. Before that, she was an analyst and editor for the Economist Intelligence Unit in London, specializing in Eastern Europe and Russia. Until 1998, she worked as a consultant in Brussels, where she was also involved in formulating the European Commission's strategy towards the East European candidate countries. Katinka gained an Masters of Science in International Political Economy with distinction from the London School of Economics and a BA in Political Science, Economics and Law from Munich University.

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