Alice Ekman is Senior Analyst in charge of the Asia portfolio at the European Union Institute of Security Studies (EUISS), a position she has held since 2019.
Alice Ekman studies foreign policy and security developments in the Asian region, including in China, the Korean Peninsula, Japan, India and the ASEAN organization. She also coordinates the EU member committee of the Council for Security Cooperation in the Asia-Pacific (CSCAP EU) and manages regular ‘Track 1,5’ dialogues with the EU’s partners in Asia. Before joining EUISS, she was Head of China Research at the French Institute of International Relations (IFRI) in Paris.
She holds a master in International Relations, Economics, and Anthropology from the London School of Economics and a PhD in International Relations from Sciences Po. She is fluent in Mandarin Chinese. She has been a Visiting Scholar at Tsinghua University in Beijing, at the National Taiwan Normal University in Taipei, and at the Asian Institute for Policy Studies in Seoul.