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Tom Bailey

Tom Bailey is the Coordinator for Global Strategies @ LSE. He is a graduate of the University of Cambridge and is currently studying for an MSc in Political Theory at the LSE. 

Joseph Barnsley Comms

Joseph Barnsley is Communications Officer at LSE IDEAS. He is a graduate of Leeds and Warwick universities whose previous employment includes the National Centre for Universities and Business (NCUB).

Bastiaan Bouwman

Bastiaan Bouwman is Project Assistant for the Cold War Studies Project. He is a PhD candidate at the Department of International History. Previously, he was a junior scholar at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars and one of the inaugural fellows of Humanity in Action's Diversity & Diplomacy Fellowship.


Luc-André Brunet is Deputy Head of the Cold War Studies Project. Dr Brunet is also Book Review Editor for the journal Cold War History and acts as Managing Editor for LSE IDEAS Reports. 


John Collins is Executive Director of the International Drug Policy Project. His research focuses on the history of international drug control.


Indira Endaya does the layout and design work for IDEAS publications. She finished her Master of Arts in Media, Communication and Culture at Aarhus University in Denmark and the UCL Institute of Education under the EU’s Erasmus Mundus programme.


Mireia Franch is the Finance Administrator in LSE IDEAS. 

Julia Himmrich

Julia Himmrich is a Dahrendorf Forum Research Associate. Julia is a PhD student at LSE, researching the role of Germany in the status negotiations of Kosovo. She holds a BA (Hons) Politics & Development Studies from SOAS, University of London and a MA International Peace & Security from King’s College London. 

Louise Ingledow

Louise Ingledow is Manager of the Dahrendorf Forum at LSE IDEAS. Before joining LSE, she ran the Weidenfeld-Hoffmann Scholarships & Leadership Programme based at University of Oxford. Prior to this, she spent seven years as Manager of the Urban Design Group. Louise has a first class BA History Degree from University College London and an MA in Russian Studies from the UCL School of Slavonic & Eastern European Studies.

Emilia Knight

Emilia Knight is Centre Manager of LSE IDEAS. A senior executive with a substantial record of strategic business development in international markets, Dr Knight holds a Ph.D. in linguistics and an Executive MBA. 

Cora Lacatus

Cora Lacatus is the Research Associate of the EU-US working group of the Dahrendorf Forum at IDEAS. She is a doctoral candidate in the Department of International Relations, a fellow of the Economic and Social Research Council, and the LSE research assistant of the MAXCAP Project Research Consortium. 

Mary Martin

Mary Martin is Senior Research Fellow in LSE IDEAS and the LSE Department of International Relations. She was previously Director of Communications and Research for Human Security at LSE Global Governance, and from 2006-2010, co-ordinator of the Human Security Study Group, which reports to the High Representative of the European Union. She is also Visiting Professor in International Security at the Barcelona Institute for International Studies (IBEI).

Sasha Milonova

Sasha Milonova is the Communications Associate for the Dahrendorf Forum at LSE IDEAS. She is currently studying MSc Political Economy of Late Development at LSE, with particular interests in transitional economies and rising global inequality. Sasha holds a joint BA (hons) in Economics and Peace Studies from Chapman University in California, USA.


Craig Smith is the Executive Programme Administrative Coordinator for the MSc International Strategy and Diplomacy at LSE IDEAS. He holds an MA in Politics and International Relations from Durham University as well as a BA in History and Politics.

Alexander Soderholm

Alexander Soderholm is the Policy Associate of the International Drug Policy Project. He completed an MSc in International Development and Humanitarian Emergencies at the LSE in 2015. Upon finishing his studies, he interned for the UNODC in Tehran, having previously worked in a number of developing countries. His research focuses on the intersection between drugs and development, specifically on scaling up harm reduction in the Middle East.


Luca Tardelli is the Executive Programme Convener of the Executive MSc International Strategy and Diplomacy at LSE IDEAS. Dr Tardelli holds a PhD in International Relations from LSE. 


Natalia Telepneva is the Research Associate of the Europe - Russia - Ukraine Relations working group of the Dahrendorf Forum at IDEAS. 
Dr Telepneva earned her PhD in International History from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) in 2015. 


Dr Yu Jie (Cherry) is the China Foresight Project Manager. She gained her doctorate at the International Relations Department, LSE for her thesis on EU-China relations. She also gives frequent comments on China's foregin policy as well as China's direct investments in Europe in both Chinese and English media outlets.

Adrianna Zajaczkowska

Adrianna Zajaczkowska is Events Coordinator at LSE IDEAS and Alumni Assistant for the MSc International Strategy and Diplomacy. She completed a BA in Public Administration and an MSc in International Security from the University of Wroclaw. She has interned in the Executive Director’s office of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime in Vienna as well as an NGO in the Philippines. Adrianna is also a former professional tennis player and skiing instructor, working in a number of international settings.


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