Our Team

Glyn Ford

Director

In over 25 years in the EP Glyn Ford developed an unrivaled expertise on East Asia as a Member of the Foreign Affairs and International Trade Committees. This interest started even before his election to the European Parliament (EP), when he was a visiting Professor in ‘Science and Technology Policy’ at Tokyo University. Immediately after his Japanese experience, he was elected at the EP and became a member of the Delegation for Relations with Japan. His interest expanded over the years to South Korea (he was the Rapporteur on EU-Korea Science and Technology Agreement), China, and the rest of East Asia (he was rapporteur on the EU-ASEAN FTA). He was appointed by the Council of Ministers as the EU’s Chief Election Observer in Indonesia (2004) and Aceh (2006/7)…

Guillermo Gallent

Programme Coordinator

Guillermo is a Spanish political analyst with a background on EU-Asia relations. He holds a Bachelor’s in East Asian Studies from the Autonomous University of Barcelona and a Master’s in International Relations from the Barcelona Institute of International Studies. Guillermo has also studied in Ryukoku University (Kyoto, Japan) and Seoul National University (South Korea).

At Track2Asia he is responsible for public relations, project management and administration.

Marius Risse

Programme Assistant

Marius is originally from Germany and holds a BA in European Studies from Maastricht University. He is currently pursuing a dual Master’s degree in European and Asian Affairs at Sciences Po Paris and Fudan University in Shanghai. Marius also spent a semester studying at Seoul National University (South Korea).

At Track2Asia Marius provides administrative and logistical assistance.

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