Pol Morillas is is senior research fellow in European affairs at CIDOB, the Barcelona Centre for International Affairs. He is a political scientist and holds a PhD in Politics, Policies and International Relations from the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB) and a Master’s degree in International Relations from the London School of Economics. He is an associate lecturer at the UAB, Blanquerna University and ESADE, where he is a part-time lecturer in European Foreign Policy and Theory of International Relations. He is also a member of the Observatory of European Foreign Policy. He has been Head of the Euro-Mediterranean Policies Department of the European Institute of the Mediterranean (IEMed), Coordinator of the Political and Security Committee of the Council of the EU, Advisor on External Action at the European Parliament and Analyst of the Cabinet of the President of CIDOB. He has published book chapters, articles in peer-reviewed journals, op-eds and papers in think tanks on the dynamics of European integration, the institutional developments of EU external action, the Common Foreign and Security Policy, the EU’s security strategies and Euro-Mediterranean relations, among others.