Alissa de Carbonnel

Alissa de Carbonnel

Deputy Program Director, Europe and Central Asia

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, Türkiye, 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

27 Jun 2022
Ankara has been infuriated, quite frankly, with U.S. support for Kurdish groups in northern Syria in the fight against ISIS. Time

Alissa de Carbonnel

Deputy Program Director, Europe and Central Asia
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