Senior Advisor on European integration
- Geopolitical issues
- International relations
- European Neighbourhood Policy
- Eastern Partnership
- Ukraine, Russia, South Caucasus, Caspian region, former Soviet states
Amanda Paul is a geopolitical and foreign policy analyst, journalist and blogger. Her main areas of expertise include Turkish foreign policy, Ukraine, the South Caucasus, Eastern Partnership and European Neighbourhood Policy, Russia, conflict resolution (Cyprus and the former Soviet space) and geopolitical issues in the Caspian region.
Presently, employed as a Policy Analyst and Programme Executive at the European Policy Centre, she is responsible for managing EPC projects related to Turkey, the EUs Eastern Neighbourhood and the Eurasia region.
Amanda Paul is also an experienced journalist and has a twice weekly column for the Turkish daily “Today’s Zaman” – Turkey’s leading English language newspaper – on issues related to Turkey, Russian Foreign Policy and the Eurasia region. She also has a blog on Euobserver.com covering the Wider Black Sea region. Amanda has vast broadcast experience as well as being a regular contributor to the mass media, academic journals and other publications. She is also regularly engaged as an advisor/expert on issues related to the Eurasia region including Azerbaijan, Ukraine, and Turkey and cooperating with international NGO’s on issues related to conflict resolution including the Cyprus and Nagorno-Karabakh conflicts.
Prior to working at the EPC, Amanda worked at the Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS) and Türk Henkel in Istanbul, Turkey.