About Stefan Cibian
Dr. Stefan Cibian is co-founder and executive director of the Făgăraș Research Institute and an Associate Fellow with Chatham House, Africa Programme; he is also teaching international development at Babeș-Bolyai University. Stefan’s core research and teaching interests relate to international development, foreign policy, and Africa – EU / CEE relations; he has a particular interest in interdisciplinary research and in the interconnection between research, practice, and the community. Stefan is the President of FOND, the Romanian NGDO Platform, and GRASP, of the Global Romanian Society of Young Professionals (GRASP); the Treasurer of CONCORD – the European NGO Confederation for Humanitarian Aid and Development; and a board member with Țara Făgărașului Community Foundation (FCTF), the Romanian Federation of Community Foundations (FFCR), the Romanian Association for International Cooperation and Development (ARCADIA), and UiPath Foundation. Stefan is a member of the Bosch Alumni Network, the Global Diplomacy Lab, the Turkey-Europe Future Forum & Stiftung Mercator Alumni Network, the Responsible Leaders Network of BMW Foundation Herbert Quandt, and the GIZ Global Leadership Academy.
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