Senior Fellow, Regional Security Initiative, EastWest Institute
Danila Bochkarev is a Brussels-based fellow with EWI's Regional Security Initiative team. Before joining EWI, Danila was an Inbev scholar for EU-Russia relations at the Louvain-la Neuve and Leuven universities in Belgium. He also worked on China and Central Asia affairs at the European Parliament.
Danila studied international relations, history and political economy in Paris, London and Nizhniy Novgorod (Russia). He has several post-graduate qualifications in international relations, including a PhD.
He is the author of a number of academic publications and policy papers, and regularly contributes to international media and policy debates on EU, Russian and Eurasian energy, security and foreign policy. Danila has several academic and professional distinctions, including being a Royal Dutch Shell and French Government scholar. He is a native Russian speaker and is fluent in English and French.