Senior Research Associate
Jacqueline Hale is an analyst and advocate based in Brussels and focused on EU foreign policy, with a focus on human rights and development issues. She currently heads Save the Children's advocacy in Brussels towards the EU institutions around humanitarian crises, as well as multilateral processes such as the post-2015 framework and G20. Prior to joining Save the Children Jacqui worked for the Open Society Foundations as a Senior Policy Analyst overseeing work on EU external policy relating to human rights, Central Asia and the EU's Eastern and Southern Neighbourhood, travelling to those regions as part of her work supporting a network of local civil society organisations dedicated to human rights, democracy and accountability. She has frequently been invited to speak on EU policy, both in Europe and the field and has been a guest lecturer at the universities of Oxford, Ghent and Tbilisi. Her articles on human rights and development issues have appeared in a variety of publications. Jacqui holds an MA in International Relations from Sussex University and formed her internationalist perspective at Cambridge University where she graduated in Modern and Medieval Languages (French and German). She also speaks fluent Spanish and reads Russian, Dutch, Italian and Arabic. Her articles are written in a personal capacity.
Before becoming an FPC Senior Research Associate she had previously contributed essays to our Europe in the World: Can EU foreign policy make an impact? and Spotlight on Azerbaijan publications.