Experts & Staff: Alumni

Dominique Turner joined in June 2020 as HR Manager at the European Council on Foreign Relations, based in Berlin.

She has over 10 years of international HR experience and studied hotel management. 



  • Foreign policy needs a rethink above and beyond Europe

    José Ignacio Torreblanca - 9 June, 2010

    At the end of June Spain reaches the end of its rotating presidency of the EU. Spain's economic woes and the implementation of the Lisbon Treaty have made it a difficult presidency to handle. But there's more at stake: the decreasing influence of the EU on the international…

    Russia is shifting

    José Ignacio Torreblanca - 1 June, 2010

    The EU-Russia summit in Rostov is an opportunity for the new EU to show it can act effectively on the international stage. But only if it first tries to understand what Russia's motives are and where it can help.

    The International Criminal Court: A Time for Consolidation

    Anthony Dworkin - 28 May, 2010

    Eight years ago countries across the world backed the launching of a permanent International Criminal Court to bring those who commit mass atrocities to justice. The ICC is up for review, starting on 1 June in Uganda. The biggest question on the table is: should the ICC have…

    The Rostov summit

    Andrew Wilson - 28 May, 2010

    Russian and EU leaders will gather in Rostov-on-Don for their bi-annual summit on 31 May ? 1 June. The geographical symbolism is not good: Rostov is only a few kilometres from Abkhazia and South Ossetia. The political mood leading up to the summit seems a little better.

    The crisis we missed

    Richard Gowan - 27 May, 2010

    29 May is the 5th anniversary of the French ?non? to the EU constitution. The Dutch followed with a ?nee? a few days later. Richard Gowan paints a bleak picture of the Europe that might have emerged had the French and Dutch backed the EU constitution in 2005, and asks: Will the…

    Western Balkans: The way out of the EU?s waiting room

    Daniel Korski - 26 May, 2010

    Pre-occupied with its financial troubles, the EU is no longer paying attention to the Western Balkans. As a result it is losing credibility and influence in a region that may slide back towards instability.

    Why Cathy needs a good crisis

    Richard Gowan - 26 May, 2010

    Catherine Ashton will be judged on how she responds to her first international emergency. Budget cuts might mean there will be less EU missions to crisis zones under her watch. So where will her first opportunity come from? Africa, the Middle East, or a crisis involving Russia?

    Hardware & software

    José Ignacio Torreblanca - 25 May, 2010

    Spain seriously needs to review its priorities in public expenditure, and its attitudes toward education. Otherwise it will go on being that country which a former German foreign minister called "a beautiful country, full of four lane divided highways with no cars on them."

    Europe would welcome a surprise act of statesmanship

    Thomas Klau - 24 May, 2010

    The historic reordering of British politics has been overshadowed by the world?s worst financial crisis in generations. The rest of Europe waits to see what David Cameron will do.

    Tilting towards Russia?

    Andrew Wilson - 21 May, 2010

    The Ukrainian pendulum is swinging in the direction of Moscow. This is not necessarily just because of gas or economics. It could also be because Kiev feels Russia is a better long-term bet than the West, and that should be worrying a lot of people.

    Old partners, new challenges

    ECFR Madrid office - 20 May, 2010

    What's the verdict on the EU-Latin American summit, held in Spain earlier this week? For one thing: Latin American matters to Europe. And trade seems to have been a winner too.