Scarlett Varga

Deputy Head of Development, Brussels, Belgium

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Scarlett Varga, of Hungarian and Romanian origin, is Deputy Head of Development at Bruegel.

Her mission is to nurture existing and develop new strategic partnerships with private foundations and leading research institutes and think tanks, with special focus on Asia, Latin America and the EU neighbourhood. She also contributes to the management of the visiting fellowship programme.

Prior to working in Bruegel she worked for the renewable energy industry (solar) on research and industry-led projects. She worked and travelled extensively in Latin America, setting up energy cooperatives in the Atacama region and Patagonia. She is trained in Economics and Business (BSc) and the European Union’s Financing Schemes (MA). Scarlett is co-founder of the Brussels Binder, the initiative aimed at increasing female voices in European policy debates.

She speaks fluent Hungarian, Romanian, English, Spanish, French and she studies beginner level Chinese.