Ingrid Grosu Walker

Associate Programme Officer, INTER PARES
Expertise
EU budget and development instruments, parliamentary democracy, good governance, peace building and humanitarian aid

BIOGRAPHY  

Ingrid Grosu Walker is the Associate Programme Officer for INTER PARES | Parliaments in Partnership - EU Global Project to Strengthen the Capacity of Parliaments since July 2019.

Walker’s research and work focuses on implementing, together with the team, the INTER PARES programme, aiming to strengthen representative and inclusive democracy through support for the effective functioning of parliaments in partner countries, by enhancing their legislative, oversight, representative, budgetary and administrative functions.

Walker’s previous work experience includes working as a Senior Policy Adviser in the European Parliament, with a special focus on the Development and Foreign Affairs committees. In her capacity as a policy adviser, she led two major legislative proposals, which were both adopted by the Parliament plenary: on the role of the private sector in development, and land tenure security and property rights.

She is passionate about gender equality and empowering women in developing countries to have leading roles in their communities.

Education: 
MA in European Studies and Foreign Affairs from KU Leuven ; Nottingham Trent University First Class Honours; BA in Politics (Erasmus exchange); Babes-Bolyai University, BA in European Studies and International Relations
Languages: 
English
French
Romanian
Contact Information: 
Brussels, Belgium