Vice-President, Research and Programs
Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada

Dr. Eva Busza is Vice-President (Research and Programs) at the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada. Prior to joining the foundation, she was Director of Policy and Strategic Planning for UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. Previous appointments also include Team Leader for Asia Pacific in the United Nation’s Development Programme’s Bureau for Crisis Prevention and Recovery and Senior Advisor at the National Democratic Institute for International Affairs.

Her research expertise and policy experience covers a wide range of issues tied to trade, investment, innovation, sustainable development and international security. Her work and perspectives have been cited across key media outlets including the Globe and Mail, Embassy, iPolitics, the Ottawa Citizen, the Toronto Sun, the Province, the Vancouver Sun, Business in Vancouver, The Asian Pacific Post, the BBC, PBS, CBC, CTV, and BNN.

Eva holds a Ph.D. from Stanford University and a Master’s and Bachelor’s degree from the University of British Columbia. She has been a research fellow at Columbia University, George Washington University, the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, the Brookings Institution, and the Center for International Security and Arms Control at Stanford University.

Eva can be contacted at eva.busza@asiapacific.ca.