Senior reporter, NATO and Central Europe, POLITICO

Lili Bayer is Senior Reporter, NATO and Central Europe, for POLITICO Europe. Prior to this, Lili focused on lobbying, transparency, and the rule of law. She was previously a correspondent in Budapest, where she covered Hungarian politics and Central Europe’s relationship with Brussels. Lili earned a master’s degree in Russian and East European Studies from the University of Oxford and a bachelor’s degree from Georgetown University’s Walsh School of Foreign Service. She grew up in Israel and the United States.