Judy Dempsey is a senior fellow at Carnegie Europe and editor-in-chief of its Strategic Europe blog since 2012. Prior to that, she was a columnist for The International New York Times and TheInternational Herald Tribune’s Germany correspondent in Berlin. From 2001 to 2004, Ms Dempsey was The Financial Times’ (FT) diplomatic correspondent in Brussels, covering the NATO and European Union enlargements. Between 1996 and 2001, she was the FT’s Jerusalem bureau chief, it's Berlin correspondent (1992-96) and the FT’s Eastern European correspondent (1990-92). During the 1980s, Ms Dempsey reported from Vienna on Central and Eastern Europe for the FT, TheIrish Times, and The Economist. Ms Dempsey graduated from Trinity College in Dublin. She has been awarded several journalism prizes, including the Ernest Udina Prize to the European Trajectory by the European Journalists Association.