Experts & Staff

Francisco de Borja Lasheras

ECFR Alumni · Head of ECFR Madrid Office & Policy Fellow

Areas of expertise

Multilateral diplomacy, European foreign and security policy, Spanish foreign policy, EU enlargement in the Western Balkans, Ukraine, nation-building


Spanish, English, French, German, conversational Serbo-Croat & basic Russian


Francisco de Borja Lasheras worked for ECFR until February 2018. 


European Foreign Policy Scorecard 2016

The sixth ECFR Foreign Policy Scorecard highlights the EU's diminishing ability to influence its neighbours, and the neighbourhood's growing impact on the EU




In the media

Borja Lasheras is quoted regarding Bosnia war.

France 24 interviews Francisco de Borja Lasheras on the constitutional crisis as the Catalonia parliament reconvenes. 

RTVE interviews Francisco de Borja Lasheras  on the presidential elections in Rusia.

El País interviews Francisco de Borja Lasheras about Catalan pro-independence propaganda spread on Russia public news. 

Francisco de Borja Lasheras speaks about Catalonia's election this week.