Dr Jens Bastian is independent economic consultant.
Since October 2013 Jens Bastian established himself as an independent economic consultant and financial sector analyst.
His most recent work focuses on China’s growing investment and lending footprint in Southeast Europe. See his report for the EBRD in London (July 2017):
From September 2011 to September 2013 Dr. Jens Bastian was appointed by the European Commission as a member of the Task Force for Greece in Athens, Greece.
His previous professional experience includes working for the European Agency for Reconstruction, Thessaloniki, Greece, Alpha Bank in Athens, Greece, as well as academic positions held at St. Antony’s College, Oxford, U.K., Nuffield College, Oxford and the London School of Economics, London, U.K.
Since 2009 Jens Bastian is a senior research associate at ELIAMEP (Hellenic Foundation for Foreign & European Policy) in Athens, Greece.
Jens Bastian received his Ph.D. from the European University Institute in Florence, Italy in April 1993.