Lance is Regional Co-Director for Eastern Europe to Central Asia.
Lance is a student of International Relations at the University of Tartu in Estonia. In Tartu he has a Russian regional specialization and works alongside Professors and PhD candidates in the De Facto States Research Unit. Before moving to Estonia, Lance studied economics and development at the University of Bayreuth in Germany. In his Bachelors, he completed two semesters abroad: in Yekaterinburg, Russia and Iași, Romania. He wrote his thesis on conflict resolution between Moldova and Transnistria He is especially interested in topics in civil society and geopolitics. Lance speaks English, German, Russian and is learning Romanian.