Liudmila Mashalova (former staff)
Liudmila Mashalova (Russia) joined ESI in Berlin in July 2013 to work on the project "The Balkans and its Return to Europe". Liudmila holds a BA degree in International Relations of St. Petersburg State University and studied European Affairs and Political Science at Sciences Po Paris and Freie Universität Berlin. She worked at the Leningrad Region Chamber of Commerce and Industry, where she was involved in working with foreign business delegations and organization of conferences on transregional cooperation. Liudmila also participated in AIESEC student association dealing with international internships for young specialists both in Russia and abroad. Liudmila's interests are focused on EU Enlargement, European Neighbourhood Policy in the post-soviet space and EU-Russia relations.