Experts & Staff


José Ignacio Torreblanca

Head, Madrid Office
Senior Policy Fellow

Languages: Spanish, English
Areas of Expertise: Populism and euroscepticism in Europe; Common Foreign Security and Defence Policy; EU domestic politics; institutional reforms

José Ignacio Torreblanca is a senior policy fellow and head of the Madrid office of the European Council on Foreign Relations, a position he has held since the launch of ECFR across Europe in 2007. His topics of focus include populism and euroscepticism in Europe, common foreign security and defence policy, and EU domestic politics and institutional reforms

Torreblanca was previously editorial director of the Spanish daily El Pais. His list of publications, articles, multimedia content and press interviews with ECFR is available below.


Latest from José Ignacio Torreblanca

  • Politico

    20th June, 2019

    José Ignacio Torreblanca, Head of ECFR's Madrid office, was quoted by Politico about the Spanish liberals. 

    Financial Times

    11th June, 2019

    José Ignacio Torreblanca, head of ECFR's Madrid office, was quoted about the political situation in Spain. 

    Financial Times

    04th June, 2019

    José Ignacio Torreblanca is quoted by Financial Times about the charges of violence against Catalan separatists following the failed independence bid in 2017. 

    El Economista

    04th June, 2019

    Interview with José Ignacio Torreblanca in El Economista, about the future of the European conservatives.

    Financial Times

    29th May, 2019

    José Ignacio Torreblanca, director of the ECFR office in Madrid, in the Financial Times on the new position of Spanish Socialists in the European Parliament.

    Huffington Post

    27th May, 2019

    Jose Ignacio Torreblanca is quoted by The Huffington Post regarding 2019 European elections.

    20 Minutes

    27th May, 2019

    Jose Ignacio Torreblanca is quoted by 20 Minutes regarding Spain and euroscepticism. 

    France Info

    27th May, 2019

    Jose Ignacio Torreblanca is quoted by France Info regarding 2019 European Parliament election.

    Le Point

    26th May, 2019

    Jose Ignacio Torreblanca is quoted by Le Point regarding 2019 European Parliament election.

    Libération

    24th May, 2019

    Jose Ignacio Torreblanca is quoted by Libération regarding 2019 European Parliament election.

Contact

Email: jitorreblanca@ecfr.eu