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Romain Pardo
Romain Pardo
Policy Analyst
Tel:  +32 (0)2 286.93.78
Twitter: @romainpardo1

Romain Pardo is Policy Analyst in the Sustainable Prosperity for Europe Programme.

Prior to joining the EPC in 2012, Romain worked for the economic and financial think-tank Re-define as the personal assistant to the managing director and research intern.

He studied political sciences with a specialization in International Relations at the Institutes of Political Sciences (IEP) of Aix en Provence and Toulouse and holds a master in Geopolitics and Geostrategy. As an exchange student at the University of Sussex in Brighton he took courses of International theory and History and Cinema.

As another previous work experience, Romain was a cultural manager at the French Alliance in Mexico City.

Internal Responsibilities

Leading and contributing to projects within the Sustainable Prosperity for Europe Programme on issues such as resource efficiency,climate policy and the Sustainable Development Goals. The overall aim of these tasks is to promote a sustainable economy and sustainable development for Europe and its partners.

Area of expertise

Environment, climate and development


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Access to clean and efficient energy in developing countries: The need for EU action to implement SDG7
24 November 2017

Access to clean and efficient energy in developing countries – Can the EU do better?

The US exits Paris – Can the EU drive international climate action?
12 July 2017

The US has dropped the ball on climate action – time for the EU to take the lead

Tackling irregular migration through development – a flawed approach?
22 May 2017

Can irregular migration be tackled through development aid?

REACHING FOR BLUE GOLD - How the EU can rise to the water challenge while reaping the rewards
30 November 2015

Water matters – it’s in the EU’s interest to manage the water challenge in Europe and beyond

Towards a sustainable European economy
13 October 2015

Will the EU rise to the challenge and use its policy framework to face the interlinked economic, ecological and climate crises - or fall behind?

Towards a New Industrial Policy for Europe
12 November 2014

A new life for industry, a new life for Europe

The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership - A long hard road to multilateralism?
26 September 2014

Great Expectations? What the Dickens can TTIP achieve?

ISDS and TTIP - A miracle cure for a systemic challenge?
14 July 2014

The ISDS challenge: TTIP to the rescue?

Pre-Summit Analysis
23 October 2013

The key topics on the agenda of this week’s European Council – the Economic and Monetary Union, growth and jobs, the digital economy and asylum and immigration policy – must be treated with urgency by EU leaders, say EPC analysts in this Pre-Summit Commentary.

Is Europe's future digital?
8 October 2013

In this Commentary, Romain Pardo argues that the upcoming Council summit presents an opportunity for EU leaders to recognise the importance of digital technologies to aid Europe’s recovery.

The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership - A long hard road to multilateralism?
19 July 2013

In this Commentary, Romain Pardo argues that the great expectations generated by The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), unprecedented in its scope and ambition, will be hard to meet in reality. Numerous obstacles will have to be overcome for the successful conclusion of an ambitious agreement.

The Accessibility Act – Using the single market to promote fundamental rights
12 March 2013

In this Policy Brief, Annika Ahtonen and Romain Pardo give recommendations on how the forthcoming EU Accessibility Act could use the market in order to improve the wellbeing of people with disabilities as well as their social and economic participation.

The green light for a modern CAP?
8 March 2013

In this Commentary, Romain Pardo argues that during its upcoming plenary session, the European Parliament should seize a historic opportunity to place greening at the centre of a modern Common Agricultural Policy (CAP).

Time to dismantle barriers to green trade
26 November 2012

The EU must seize the opportunity to finally step up as a leader in promoting the global green trade liberalisation agenda, argues Romain Pardo in this Commentary.