Alissa de Carbonnel Deputy Program Director, Europe and Central Asia Please submit all media inquiries to firstname.lastname@example.org or call +32 (0) 2 536 00 71 Crisis Group Role Alissa de Carbonnel joined Crisis Group as Deputy Program Director for Europe and Central Asia in 2019. She oversees research, analysis, policy prescription and advocacy in and about Russia, Europe, Turkey, the Caucasus, and Central Asia. Professional Background Alissa has over a decade of experience reporting for Reuters and other media, including from the front lines in Ukraine, Georgia and the North Caucasus. Most recently as European Security Correspondent for Reuters, she focused on political violence, disinformation and counter-terrorism policy, and as EU Energy and Climate Correspondent, on the EU's energy relations with Iran and Russia. Prior to that, Alissa was a Moscow-based political correspondent from 2007 to 2015. She holds an M.P.P. from Oxford University and a B.A. from Cornell University. Languages French English Russian Spanish In The News 25 Mar 2021 The EU has parked sanctions in the drawer for now. But, on the flip side, the bloc might not have much to offer Turkey in the way of carrots. Associated Press Alissa de Carbonnel Deputy Program Director, Europe and Central Asia Latest Updates U.S. Congressional Testimony / United States 1 April 2022 Examining U.S. Interests and Regional Cooperation in the Eastern Mediterranean In a 31 March hearing before the U.S. House Committee on Foreign Affairs, Crisis Group’s Deputy Program Director for Europe and Central Asia Alissa de Carbonnel testified on energy diplomacy in the eastern Mediterranean, U.S. interests and regional cooperation.