Lucia Retter

Lucia Muchova, M1020
Senior Analyst
Cambridge Office

Education

M.A. in international relations and international economics, The Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS); B.A. in modern and medieval languages, University of Cambridge

Overview

Lucia Retter is a senior analyst at RAND Europe. Her research focuses on defence acquisition and through-life support; European defence market and the UK and European defence industrial base.

At RAND, Retter has led analysis on several studies for the UK Ministry of Defence, the European Defence Agency and the European Commission. Recently, Retter led analysis and managed a study on defence pooling and sharing opportunities and another assessing the industrial skills base across European defence industrial base and a study assessing the UK industrial skills for combat air capability. Most recently, she also managed and led analysis on a study on response strategies to defence equipment cost escalation.

Prior to joining RAND, Retter worked as a consultant in Uganda and conducted comparative research of public administration reform in the Balkans while based in Bosnia and Herzegovina. She holds and M.A. cum laude in international relations and international economics from the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), where she specialised in economic policy, and a B.A. in modern languages from Clare College, University of Cambridge.

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