Experts & Staff

Anand Sundar

Research Assistant to the Director

Areas of expertise

EU Common Foreign and Security Policy, Transatlantic Relations, Israel/Palestine


German, English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Norwegian, some Hebrew and Arabic


Anand Sundar is the research assistant to ECFR Director, Mark Leonard, at the European Council on Foreign Relations, based in the London office. Previously, Sundar worked at the Munich Security Conference and in the Israel-Palestine and Syria divisions of the European External Action Service. He gained further professional experience at LSE’s European Foreign Policy Unit, the German Foreign Office, and the Harry S. Truman Research Institute in Jerusalem.

Sundar holds a Bachelor’s degree in Middle Eastern studies from Sciences Po Paris, as well as an MA in international security from Sciences Po, an MPhil in musicology from the University of Cambridge, and an MSc in international relations from the London School of Economics.