Experts & Staff

Lucie Haupenthal

Research Assistant to the Director

Areas of expertise

EU Common Foreign and Security Policy, Transatlantic Relations, NATO


German, English and French


Lucie Haupenthal is research assistant to Director Mark Leonard, the cofounder and director of the European Council on Foreign Relations. Previously, Haupenthal worked as Mercator Fellow at NATO´s Allied Command Transformation, the German Permanent Representation to the EU and in the EU-funded Libya project of the International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD). She gained further professional experience at the German Embassy in Budapest, the German Development Institute, the Friedrich-Ebert-Foundation and the EU Delegation to the United States.

Haupenthal holds an MA in Contemporary European Studies from the international “Euromasters” programme in Bath, Chapel Hill and Berlin and a BA in Politics and Public Administration from the University of Constance and the University of Stockholm.

Photo: D. Außerhofer, © Stiftung Mercator