Experts & Staff

Daniel Mainwaring

Independent Global Policy Researcher


Daniel Mainwaring is an independent foreign policy consultant and researcher based in Malta. He holds an MA in global policy studies from the Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas at Austin. Among other recent positions, he has served as an advisor to the Maltese Ministry for Foreign Affairs and a researcher for the International Centre for Migration Policy Development, and he is a regular contributor to Oxford Analytica. His research interests include irregular migration policy and Mediterranean relations.

On the rocks: Malta-EU relations in times of crisis

What policymakers across the European Union care about most does not overlap with the priorities in Malta – and during covid-19 the country has been looking for policy partners beyond Europe