Jordi Vaquer

Jordi Vaquer

Jordi Vaquer is the regional director for Europe at the Open Society Foundations and a co-director of the Open Society Initiative for Europe. In these positions, he works to advance the values and institutions of open society in the cities and countries of the European Union and the Western Balkans.

Vaquer is a regular contributor to Spanish media on international affairs and EU politics.

Before becoming director of the Open Society Initiative for Europe, Vaquer was director of the Barcelona Centre for International Affairs, one of southern Europe’s most influential international relations think tanks.

Vaquer graduated from the Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain; received an MA from the College of Europe in Bruges, Belgium; and completed a PhD in international relations at the London School of Economics and Political Science.