Borja Guijarro Usobiaga works in Strategic Communications at the European External Action Service. His area of work focuses on the EU’s Common Security and Defence Policy (CSDP). Before joining the EEAS, Borja worked as a speechwriter for the EU’s Energy and Climate Action Commissioner and on Strategic Foresight at the European Commission’s Secretariat-General. He has published on economic sanctions and advised the United Nations and the UK government in this field. Borja holds a PhD in International Relations from LSE (2011-2015).