Tara Varma is Director of the ECFR Paris Bureau & Policy Fellow. Before arriving in the Paris office, Tara worked for the French MFA in their Shanghai consulate (2012-2014). Previously, she worked at CEIS, a consultancy firm in Paris, specializing in strategic and defense matters. She graduated from Sciences Po Lille and SOAS in London in International Relations, with a focus on Asian Politics and Indian and Chinese foreign policies.