Associate Director

Anikó is an Associate Director in the Central & Eastern Europe, Russia and Eurasia practice. She has more than a decade of experience in political and public policy analysis, chiefly focusing on investment promotion, European integration, cross-cutting issues in international development cooperation and political communication. She has advised senior politicians and policymakers in her various roles in the Hungarian foreign service and the EEAS, working in Hungary, Belgium, Japan, and most recently in the UK.  

At Global Counsel, Anikó works with clients from the pharmaceutical, financial services, tech and energy sectors to advise them on political and policy developments in the Baltic, Central European and Western Balkan regions.

Recent examples of her work include:

  • Supporting business-critical decision-making of an international pharma client through better understanding and navigating political, macroeconomic and policy developments in 16 markets across Central & Eastern Europe.  
  • Advising corporates and trade associations on the impact stemming from the war in Ukraine and its geopolitical and economic implications. 
  • Working with a global investor to access political risk in the ICT sector in Serbia.

Latest Insights by Anikó Zsebik

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Decarbonizing Europe: Navigating the policies and politics of energy in the EU Green Deal

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On this episode of the Global Counsel Podcast, Associate Director Anikó Zsebik is joined by Associate Katarzyna Nowacka and Associate Maude Bauman to discuss ongoing trends in EU energy, looking ahead to the next political cycle. They dive into recent shifts in EU energy policy, from focusing on energy security, to looking at decarbonisation and competitiveness, their…

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How the war in Ukraine sets the to-do-list of the prospective Hungarian government

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While the repercussions of the Russian invasion of Ukraine can be felt globally, the surrounding region is undoubtedly the most affected. The Baltics and Central European countries face an existential threat and are looking for security guarantees from the international community. A reprioritisation of public spending is inevitable due to economic worries and the strain…

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