Florent Marciacq, PhD, is deputy secretary general of the Vienna-based Austro-French Centre for Rapprochement in Europe, director of the Observatoire des Balkans at the Fondation Jean Jaurès in Paris and Senior Fellow at the Centre international de formation européenne in Berlin and Nice. He is a cofounder and coordinator of several track-II initiatives covering the Western Balkans, the countries of the Eastern Partnership and the politics of European foreign policy.
Florent Marciacq holds a Ph.D. in political sciences from the University of Vienna and Luxembourg, graduated in international relations, management and sinology. He previously worked as an Associate Researcher at the European Governance Research Group of the University of Luxembourg, OSCE Researcher in residence in Prague and Guest researcher at the Austrian Defence Academy in Vienna. Florent Marciacq teaches European politics and regularly publishes academic peer-reviewed contributions, think-tank policy-papers and articles in the press.