Anca Agachi is an associate director for Transatlantic Security Initiative in the Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security. Her work in TSI focuses on transatlantic security, conflict and stabilization, and emerging threats. Anca’s experience and interests are at the intersection of security policy and development, shaped by the cross-cultural perspective of working and studying in Romania, Belgium, Russia, and the United States. Most recently, she worked for the EU’s European Defence Agency on defense capability development projects in the information security and space domains. Anca was a 2015-2016 United Nations Youth Representative for Romania, focusing extensively on the UN 2030 Agenda and sustainable development goals.

Anca is a Security and Defense Fellow with Young Professionals in Foreign Policy. She holds a Master of International Affairs from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs, with a concentration in International Security Policy and a double specialization in Conflict Resolution and Africa. She holds a BA in International Relations and European Studies from the University of Bucharest, as well as a BA in International Business and Economics from the Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies. Anca is originally from Bucharest, Romania.