Associate Director, Global Business and Economics Program
TopicsEU, International Trade, TTIP, Trade, Trade Policy, Transatlantic Relations
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Marie Kasperek is the associate director of the Global Business and Economics Program at the Atlantic Council. In this capacity, she focuses on transatlantic trade and investment, global trade, and economic growth. Overseeing development and execution of new programming, she manages portfolios on European growth, transatlantic finance, transparency, and the transatlantic relationship. Kasperek is the managing editor of the Atlantic Council’s weekly newsletter “Trade in Action,” which reaches more than ten thousand people on a weekly basis. She has co-authored a report on the future of trade, published op-eds, and leads public discussions as well as live interviews with prominent transatlantic leaders on foreign policy, the transatlantic economy, and trade.
Kasperek has spearheaded conferences in Washington, Singapore, Hong Kong, Brussels, and London. A native of Germany, Kasperek received her bachelor’s degree in European studies and holds a master’s degree in international relations from Maastricht University. As part of her undergraduate study, Marie took courses and conducted research at Sciences Po, Aix en Provence in France.
You can follow her on twitter @Trade_in_Action.