Janis A. Emmanouilidis

Janis A. Emmanouilidis is currently Director of Studies and Head of the European Politics and Institutions programme at the European Policy Centre (EPC) in Brussels.

He has published widely on the EU's overall political and institutional development, the perspectives of differentiated integration in an EU 27+, the Union's foreign, security and defence policy, and on EU enlargement. He has been an advisor of various governments, EU institutions, European parties and NGOs on a broad range of issues related to European integration, and has commentated widely on EU affairs in the media. Between 2007-2009, and before moving to the EPC, he was a Stavros Costopoulos Research Fellow at the Hellenic Foundation for European and Foreign Policy (ELIAMEP) in Athens, Greece. Between 1999-2007 he was a Senior Research Fellow at the Center for Applied Policy Research (C·A·P) in Munich, Germany. Before that he worked as a Research Fellow at the Institut für Europäische Politik (IEP) responsible for the research area on the EU's Common Foreign and Security Policy (CFSP). Janis is also Research Associate at ELIAMEP and EU Institutional Development Advisor of the Polish think-tank demosEUROPA – Centre for European Strategy in Warsaw. He has studied international relations and strategic studies in the UK and economics in Germany.