Sophia Besch is a research fellow at the Centre for European Reform. She works on European defence issues, with a focus on EU Common Defence and Security Policy, European defence industry co-operation, NATO and German security and defence policy. Sophia also hosts the CER podcast.
Prior to joining the CER, Sophia was a Carlo Schmid Fellow at the Policy Planning Unit at NATO HQ and worked as a researcher for the NATO Parliamentary Assembly. She holds an MA in International Security from Sciences Po Paris and an MSc in International Relations from the London School of Economics.
Sophia can be followed on twitter at @SophiaBesch