Minister

Nicu POPESCU

POPESCU
Nicu

CURRICULUM VITAE

Professional experience

08/2021 – present Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Foreign Affairs and European Integration
2018 – 07/2021 Director of the Wider Europe Programme, European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR), Paris
2016 – 2021 Associate professor, Institute of Political Science (Sciences Po), Paris
06/2019 – 11/2019 Minister of Foreign Affairs and European Integration
2015 – 2018 Associate professor, Master's program in Economic Law and International Political Economy, University of Barcelona
2013 – 2018 Senior Analyst at the European Union Institute for Security Studies (EU agency)
2012 – 2013 Adviser on foreign policy and european integration to the Prime Minister of the Republic of Moldova
2007 – 2012 Senior Analyst on Russia and Eastern Partnership, European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR), London Office
2005 – 2007 Research Fellow, Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS), Brussels

Studies

2003 – 2009 Phd in Political Science (Magna cum Laude), Department of International Relations and European Studies, Central European University, Budapest
2002 – 2003 Master's degree in International Relations and European Studies, Central European University, Budapest
1998 – 2002 Bachelor's degree in Political Science and International Relations, Moscow State Institute of International Relations

Affiliations

2015 – 2018 Member of the board of directors, Eurasia Programme, The Open Society Foundations, New York Office
2007 – 2011 Member of the board of directors, Policy Association for an Open Society (PASOS)
2007 – 2008 Research associate, Queens University Belfast, Northern Ireland
04/2005 – 06/2005 Research associate, European Union Institute for Security Studies, Paris

Language skills:

Native language: Romanian

Foreign languages: Russian, English, French.