Karine Lisbonne-de Vergeron is a fellow and associate author of the Global Policy Institute (United Kingdom). She has specialized in international relations and European politics, specifically on the relationship between Europe and the Asian emerging giants. She initiated a research programme on Chinese and Indian views of Europe with Chatham House (United Kingdom) and the Robert Schuman Foundation in 2006. She is the author notably of Contemporary Indian views of Europe (2006) and Contemporary Chinese views of Europe (2007), jointly published by Chatham House and the Robert Schuman Foundation in English and French, Chinese and Indian views of Europe since the crisis: new perspectives from the emerging Asian giants (2012), jointly published by the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung, the Global Policy Institute and the Robert Schuman Foundation in English and French. She has also contributed to wider European foreign policy issues including defence, and is the author of France, European defence and NATO (2008) published by Forum Press.
She was awarded a special prize by the French Ministry for culture for her thesis on cultural matters (contemporary art and business relationships in Europe) and is the co-author of L’Art avec pertes ou profits published by Flammarion in 2007. She is a contributor to numerous conferences and media across Europe.