Making policies work

Vera Mazzara

  • Development economics
  • Humanitarian aid
  • Civil military relations


Vera Mazzara is the European Think Tanks Group coordinator. In this role, she strategizes how ETTG can put its knowledge and expertise at the service of effective outreach and engagement with policy-makers and policy processes. She organises ETTG presence in Brussels and its network activities, coordinates research and policies on EU international development for the European Commission.

Vera comes from the international development and humanitarian sector. She worked for the European Commission in Brussels, United Nations in New York, London School of Economics in London and Italian NGOs in Rome.

Her expertise includes advising a range of issues including informing EU external action policies through research with a specific focus on the humanitarian/development nexus and civil military relations.

Vera holds a Master’s in Development Economics from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), and a BA in Economics from the University of Rome “La Sapienza”.

    The complex link between climate change and conflict - Editorial

    Great Insights Magazine | Published on 31-10-2019

    The complex link between climate change and conflict

    Great Insights Magazine | Published on 31-10-2019

    Vera Mazzara

    ETTG Coordinator




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