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Philipp Lausberg
Policy Analyst
Philipp Lausberg is a Policy Analyst in the European Political Economy Programme at the European Policy Centre. Before joining the EPC, he was a Marie Curie fellow at the University of Antwerp and the Hertie School Berlin, completing a doctoral thesis about EU reforms in response to the sovereign debt crisis, such as European Banking Union and reforms in European fiscal policy. He has also taught International Political Economy and International Relations at the University of Antwerp. Prior to that, he worked at the strategy consulting firm Roland Berger and in e-commerce and fintech ventures of the start-up incubator Rocket Internet in Moscow and Berlin. He also has experience as a freelance journalist focusing on Russia and Eastern Europe, having published for The Moscow Times, The Calvert Journal and Dekoder, amongst others. Philipp is fluent in German, English, French and Russian and has a basic grasp of Spanish.

He holds an MSc in Russian and East European Studies and a BA in History and Politics from the University of Oxford. He is expected to defend his PhD at the University of Antwerp in autumn 2022.

Philipp has expertise in EU economic governance, energy policy, industrial policy, the single market and the politics and economics of Russia and Eastern Europe.


Europe’s Political Economy


Areas of expertise

EU economic governance, energy policy, industrial policy, the single market, politics and economics of Russia and Eastern Europe

Current positions


MSc in Russian and East European Studies, University of Oxford
BA in History and Politics, University of Oxford


German, English, French, Russian, Spanish (basic)



Tackling the energy crisis: 8 considerations on how Europe can get through this winter
By Georg Riekeles , Philipp Lausberg - 08/09/2022


Economic governance / INTERVIEW
Interview with the Bulgarian National Radio
Philipp Lausberg was interviewed by the Bulgarian National Radion on the current energy crisis and possible measures to contain the inflation surge.

Read it here. (In Bulgarian)

17 September 2022 - ,
Bulgarian National Radio
El nuevo liderazgo de España en la Unión Europea
Philipp Lausberg gave an interview on the ongoing energy crisis to the Spanish news outlet Radiotelevisión Española (RTVE).

You can read the interview here.

11 September 2022 - ,
Radiotelevisión Española (RTVE)

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