Aura Sabadus is a Non-resident Senior Fellow with the Democratic Resilience Program at the Center for European Policy Analysis (CEPA).

Aura works as a journalist specializing in European energy markets for the London-based Independent Commodity Intelligence Services (ICIS), a global energy and petrochemicals news and market data publisher.

Aura has written extensively on European natural gas markets, taking a particular interest in political risk and energy supplies in the Black Sea region.

In her additional role as research fellow of the Energy Community, an international institution working to extend the EU’s internal energy market to non-EU states, she contributes to market reform efforts in Ukraine and Moldova as well as the integration of central and eastern European natural gas markets.

She is frequently quoted in the international mainstream media, speaks at industry and academic conferences, and occasionally teaches at London-based universities.

Aura holds a PhD in International Relations from King’s College London.