Senior Research Fellow, Russia and Eurasia Programme
Ambassador Natalie Sabanadze has been a Cyrus Vance Visiting Professor in International Relations at Mount Holyoke College between 2021–23. Prior to this, she served as head of the Georgian mission to the EU and ambassador plenipotentiary to the Kingdom of Belgium and Grand Duchy of Luxembourg since 2013.
From 2005–13, she worked as a senior official at the OSCE High Commissioner on National Minorities in The Hague, where she held several positions including head of Central and South East Europe section and later, head of the Eastern Europe, Caucasus and Central Asia section.
She holds an MSc in International Relations from London School of Economics and D.Phil in Politics and International Relations from Oxford University. Natalie Sabanadze has published and lectured extensively on post-communist transition, nationalism and ethnic conflict, Russian foreign policy, and the EU in the world.
|Cyrus Vanace Visiting Professor in International Relations, Mount Holyoke College, MA, USA
|Georgia’s Ambassador Plenipotentiary to the Kingdom of Belgium and Grant Dutchy of Luxembourg/Head of Mission to the EU
|Senior Adviser/Head of Eastern Europe, Caucasus and Central Asia Section, OSCE High Commissioner on National Minorities (HCNM)
|Senior Adviser/Head of Central and South-East Europe Section, OSCE HCNM
|Senior Political Adviser, OSCE HCNM