Raquel García

Raquel García Llorente, Analyst at the Elcano Royal Institute specialising the European Union and Spain’s European policy
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Raquel García Llorente is an Analyst at the Elcano Royal Institute. Previously, she has worked in the Department for European Affairs at the Office of the Spanish Prime Minister. She is also advisor for public and European affairs at consultancies such as Llorente y Cuenca (LLYC).

She holds a degree in International Relations from the Complutense University of Madrid and an International MBA from the Polytechnic University of Madrid. She is currently a Ph.D. student working on a thesis about the formation of national preferences, coordination capacities and power of Member States in the EU with the aim of analysing Spain’s ecosystem of influence in Brussels.

Research areas: the European Union and Spain’s European policy. She focuses on the role, interests and influence of Spain in the European project, as well as issues related to the evolution of the integration process, interinstitutional balance and decision-making in the EU.


  • Workshop ‘European Parliament elections in 2024: Where is Europe heading?’ (2024)
  • Spanish Pre-Presidency Conference (2023)
  • Roundtable "Presidential elections in France: consequences for Europe and the world" (2022)

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