Danila Bochkarev holds an MA degree in Politics/Political Economy (University College London) and a DEA (MA) degree in History from University of Paris 1 (Sorbonne), a Candidate of Science degree in politics and a BA in International Relations (University of Nizhniy Novgorod in Russia).
Prior to joining EastWest Institute Global Security Program, Danila spent some time with European Parliament in Brussels and worked as a visting research fellow at the Institute for European Studies, Université Catholique de Louvain (Belgium). In 2001, he spent several months as trainee at the Foundation for Strategic Studies (FRS) in Paris.
Danila Bochkarev provides consultancy and research services in the area of the Russian politics, Russian foreign and energy policy, European and international security issues. He is particularly interested in energy security and foreign policy/security issues. He is a native Russian speaker and fluent both in English and French.