Press release

Dr. Charles Tannock joins GLOBSEC as a new Senior Associate Fellow


Bratislava, February 23, 2022.

GLOBSEC, a leading European independent think tank with global outreach, is both proud and excited to announce that Dr. Charles Tannock has agreed to join the GLOBSEC Policy Institute as a new Senior Associate Fellow.

Originally from the UK, Dr. Charles Tannock is a trained psychiatrist and former Member of the European Parliament for 20 years. During his political career he held numerous positions; among the many he served were as Vice-President of the Human Rights Subcommittee of the European Parliament 2004–07, Vice-President of the European Union-Ukraine Parliamentary Cooperation Committee delegation from 2004–09. Furthermore, between 2009-2014 he also served as Vice-President of the European Parliament Delegation to the NATO Parliamentary Assembly. He was Spokesperson on the Foreign Affairs Committee for 18 years for his political groups.

“I am very glad that Charles will be joining the GLOBSEC team. He has extensive experience in politics, as well as from many European institutions. I am convinced that Charles will be a significant reinforcement of our Global Europe team,” commented President and Founder of GLOBSEC Róbert Vass.

In addition to his time in politics, Dr. Tannock also peer reviewed many publications in global scientific and medical literature in the fields of CFS, anxiety disorders and personality disorders and on political topics in the international press. He is the author of numerous resolutions and reports of the European Parliament in the fields of Foreign Affairs, Security, Defence and Human Rights, as well as foreign policy discussion papers.

“It is a huge honour to be asked to join the Global Europe Team at Globsec and open a new chapter in my professional life at a time of rising military tensions in the region which add to the already existing longer global challenges. Globsec is well placed as a champion of excellence and a recognised opinion former to find solutions to these and I hope to make my own small contribution as part of its talented team” 

“I am looking forward to cooperate with Dr. Charles Tannock, he is a high-level professional with experience from different fields. We are excited to begin this cooperation and look forward to Dr. Tannock’s valuable contributions,” said Alena Kudzko, Vice President of GLOBSEC & Director of the GLOBSEC Policy Institute.


GLOBSEC is an independent global think-tank providing a practical and functional platform for multisector dialogue on the challenges of today and tomorrow. GLOBSEC’s mission is to ensure a secure, democratic Europe and preserve a safe and sustainable social future.

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