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Amanda Paul
Senior Policy Analyst

Amanda Paul is a Senior Policy Analyst in the Europe in the World Programme at the EPC. She has well-established expertise on issues related to Turkish foreign and domestic policy, Ukraine, security and conflict resolution in the Black Sea region, Russian foreign policy in the former Soviet space, EU enlargement and foreign policy in its Eastern neighbourhood. Amanda leads the EPC’s Ukraine’s European Future and Global Türkiye projects. She is also Senior Associate Research Fellow at the International Centre for Policy Studies in Kyiv, Ukraine, where she contributes to research and events related to Ukraine and the broader region. She is also a Senior Advisor on issues related to the Eurasia region for Stober, Poltavets and Associates. For some ten years, she was a columnist in the Turkish media covering issues related to Turkey and the broader region. Prior to joining the EPC, Amanda worked at the Centre for European Policy Studies, the European Commission and German multinational Henkel. She has published widely on her areas of expertise in numerous external publications, including academic journals, books and in the media.


Europe in the World


Ukraine’s European future; Global Türkiye; Security and conflict resolution in the South Caucasus

Areas of expertise

Turkey, Ukraine, South Caucasus, security and conflict resolution in the Black Sea, EU foreign policy in its Eastern neighbourhood, Enlargement, counter-violent extremism

Current positions


Masters in International Relations, University of Staffordshire


English, Turkish, French, Russian



Georgia must get its act together to become an EU candidate country 
By Amanda Paul , Iana Maisuradze - 27/03/2023
Ukraine’s accession talks need bold action in Kyiv and Brussels
By Amanda Paul , Svitlana Taran - 24/03/2023
Strategic foresight / OUTLOOK PAPER
Europe in the world in 2023: Learning the language of power?
By Amanda Paul , Andrew Duff , Ivano di Carlo , Shada Islam , Mihai Sebastian Chihaia , Ricardo Borges de Castro , Iana Maisuradze , Georg E. Riekeles , Maxime Sierro , Rita Mendonça Barbosa Amorim Lobo , Simon Dekeyrel , Marta Mucznik , Svitlana Taran , Philipp Lausberg , Zeynep Güner , Berta López Domènech - 22/02/2023
Russia’s defeat in Ukraine must be the top transatlantic priority
By Amanda Paul , Svitlana Taran - 21/02/2023


Le mani di Erdogan (ancora) sulla Turchia
Amanda Paul was interviewed by Europa Today on the elections in Türkiye and their implications for EU-Türkiye relations.

Read the full article here. (In Italian)

Le mani di Erdogan (ancora) sulla Turchia
24 May 2023 - ,
Europa Today
Turkey-Germany Relations in a Post-Merkel Era
Amanda Paul contributed to an analysis on the future of the Turkey-Germany relations in the post-Merkel era. You can read the full article here.

28 January 2022 - ,
Inside Arabia
Ukraine / QUOTE
What would a Russian invasion of Ukraine trigger for the EU?
Amanda Paul is quoted in the Deutsche Welle's article entitled "What would a Russian invasion of Ukraine trigger for the EU?". You can read it here.

24 January 2022 - ,
Deutsche Welle

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