Counsellor, Head of Political, Press and Information affairs, EU office to Hong Kong and Macao.
Dr. Jolita Pons graduated from Cambridge University, Trinity College and was a philosophy researcher before joining the EU institutions in 2005. She has published a book as well as several articles and translations. She also holds a master’s degree in EU Community Law.
Since September 2015 she is serving as Counsellor, Head of Political, Press and Information affairs at the EU office to Hong Kong and Macao.
Dr. Pons has been working on Asian affairs since 2007. Before taking up her post in Hong Kong, Dr. Pons was the China/Hong Kong/Macao desk officer in the China, Hong Kong, Macao, Taiwan and Mongolia Division of the External Action Service of the EU in Brussels. Previously she was political and security situation analyst in the Council of the European Union with focus on China, Korean peninsula, and India.