Ellen Wasylina

Principal of the Transatlantic Global Advisory (TAGA), Ellen Wasylina is a European Executive with more than 20 years of multicultural , multilingual business experience in France, our gateway to the European Union.

THEMATIC EXPERTISE : Communications, Defense, Development, Economy, Education, Energy,  Entrepreneurship, Environment, Foreign Relations, Trade

GEOGRAPHIC EXPERTISE : Eurasia (Europe and the former USSR sphere); Africa (Maghreb); United States

LANGUAGES : English (mother-tongue); French (fluent); German (C1); Italian (A2)

With more than 20 years of experience in business, academia and in the non-profit sector in France, Ellen Wasylina has 360° view of the world and of the transatlantic relationship between the United States and European Union, as well as a front row seat to events and phenomena in the Maghreb/Mashrek and Middle East.

President and Founder of a think-tank since 2011, IGMO (International Geostrategic Maritime Observatory, formerly OBGMS, Observatory of the Black, Gulf & Mediterranean Seas), Editor in Chief of the bi-annual flagship publication in English, the Geostrategic Maritime Review, founded in 2013, in its 9th edition in 2017, with the latest edition published on the South China Sea : the Mediterranean of Asia.

Senior Expert to the European Union, former director of Environment and Sustainable development of a French city of 20,000 inhabitants, Adjunct professor in several Parisian business schools since 2011 (notably Ecole Polytechnique Feminine, CELSA, Paris-Sorbonne IV, PSB, ISG, ISCOM, IESA);  speaker at conferences in Eastern and Southern Europe, commentator and analyst in the French and international media, TV and radio, where she has been an avid debater, commentator and writer on US politics, recently @TheHill and on Linkedin Pulse.

Author of two books in French at Harmattan Editions in 2014, “Ukraine : prémices de guerre froide en Europe?” and in 2015 on “La défense européenne face aux menaces : l’Europe est-elle prête pour son 11 septembre?” , she is now writing her third book in English.

Profile : https://fr.linkedin.com/in/ellenwasylina