Anthony Antoine

Executive Director

Anthony ANTOINE (Brugge,1969) holds a degree in Political Science (Licentiaat Politieke Wetenschappen, 1994, summa cum laude) and studied as Erasmus student at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel, the University of Central Lancashire (Preston, UK) and the Université Libre de Bruxelles (Centre d'Etudes en Relations Internationales et Stratégiques). As researcher, he was linked to the Centre for Peace and Security Studies of the VUB's Politics Department.

Between 1998 and 2002, he worked on a project creating educational modules over the Internet on proliferation and non-proliferation of chemical and biological weapons, and this together with the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) and the Eidgnossische Technische Hogschüle Zürich(International Relations and Security Network, ETHZ). As assistant to Prof. Dr. Gustaaf Geeraerts, he was responsible for the course "European Security" at VUB.

Within the Euro-Atlantic Foundation, an NGO created under the auspices of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly, he was Project Director and consultant for internet-communication for parliaments in Central and Eastern Europe (1997-2002).

After having worked for NATO's Office for Information and Press (1995-1997) he became CEO of the companies Allied Consultants and Dune Enterprises (1997-2002), where he dealt with electronic (crisis-) communication at the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO), the Western European Union (WEU), the High Representative for Bosnia and Herzegovina, various international Parliamentary assemblies and Belgian Federal Government.

Since 2002, Anthony is full-time Executive Director of the Institute for European Studies.

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