Theresa Fallon is a Senior Associate with the European Institute for Asian Studies (EIAS) with more than 20 years experience as an analyst, writer, and commentator on global energy and geopolitics. She is a member of The Council for Security Cooperation in the Asia Pacific (CSCAP-EU) and the Strategic Advisors Group for Supreme Allied Command Europe and Commander U.S. European Command (SACEUR). Her current research involves E.U.–Asia relations, maritime security, and global governance.

Her articles have appeared in American Foreign Policy Interests, The Asan Forum journal, The Centre for Global Energy Studies, China Brief, The Diplomat, ISN Security Watch, PlanEcon Energy Report, Royal United Services Institute (RUSI), and other academic publications. She has been featured on international media including BBC, CCTV, CNBC, Channel News Asia, China Radio International, CNN, Radio France International, The Guardian, The Japan Times, The Wall Street Journal, and The New York Times.

Fallon was educated at the University of Chicago, Loyola University, and the London School of Economics and Political Science.

Prior to joining EIAS, she worked in Beijing from 2003 to 2007 as a researcher and consultant. From 1998 to 2003 she was the Moscow representative of PlanEcon, a research and consulting firm, and taught in the first MBA program established in Russia at the American Institute of International Business in Moscow. She wrote on energy and current affairs for Saudi Arabia’s Al Eqtisadiah, the International Arab Business Daily. She guest lectured at the London School of Economics Ideas graduate program, the University of Ghent, and the University of Southern California program at Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB).

In 2014, she was awarded the Vietnamese Ambassador’s Distinction Award for her contributions to strengthen the relationship between Vietnam and the European Union.

Last Updated: June 27, 2016

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