Malign Foreign Influences in the Black Sea Region

What threatens the Black Sea region? From border security to cyber intrusion, we examine current and future malign influences in the Black Sea security environment. The All-Party Parliamentary Group for Romania together with the Rațiu Forum at LSE IDEAS are pleased to host and invite you to an online panel discussion on malign foreign influence in the Black Sea region. Covering disinformation, border security, economic crime and cyber intrusion, our panelists will consider Romania’s place as a frontline state in the new Black Sea security environment.

Malign Foreign Influences in the Black Sea Region

Monday 22 June 2020 6:00pm to 7:30pm (UK time), 8:00 pm to 9:30pm (RO time)

Hosted by LSE IDEAS

  • This event will be live streamed on Facebook 

  • The event will be introduced by Bob Blackman MP, Chairman of APPG Romania and moderated by Megan Palmer of LSE IDEAS.

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Tiberiu Anghel

Tiberiu Anghelis a co-founder and Chief Strategy Officer of CyBourn. Tiberiu leads the development of industry partnerships, managing organisational development and client engagement. Prior to co-founding CyBourn, he worked with the Romanian National Computer Emergency Response team, where he was involved in policy development, crisis communication and pan-European cybersecurity exercises. He also was part of ENEVO Group, an Industrial Internet of Things start-up now active across 3 continents, where he coordinated innovation and security projects. Tiberiu is Board member of ISACA’s Romanian Chapter and holds a CISM certification. He has a Masters from the University of Amsterdam on Innovation Management and International Entrepreneurship and a Bachelors in International Business from Academy of Economic Studies in Bucharest.

Euan Grant

Euan Grant is a Partner at Grant and Gutsell, a leading consultancy in Border Control, Tax and Customs matters. Euan was a Strategic Intelligence Analyst for HM Customs and Excise and has many years experience working with customs, police and military organisations. At Grant and Gutsell, he consults for the EU and other international organisations on border security, taxation and economic crime, and has worked extensively across the former Soviet States.He is a regular commentator on LBC Radio in the UK on strategic organised criminality.

Corina Rebegea

Corina Rebegea is CEPA’s Director for Democratic Resilience, leading the center’s programming on the future of democratic governance and disinformation. Her expertise includes democracy and rule of law issues, good governance, and public sector leadership, as well as transatlantic security cooperation and Black Sea security. Rebegea has extensive experience in the non-profit sector and has led rule of law and justice reform focused projects in the Western Balkans and South East Europe. She has also led research projects focusing on good governance, regional security, and countering disinformation. A former Fulbright and Open Society Institute Scholar, Rebegea holds an MPA degree from Syracuse University, an MA in Human Rights from the University of Manchester, and a BA in Political Science from the University of Bucharest. She is fluent in Romanian, English, French, and Spanish.

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