Daniel Izsak is a doctoral candidate in the Doctoral School of Political Science, Public Policy and International Relations. (Defence due in March 2018.) He received his MA (with Distinction) in the Department of International Relations, Central European University. His research focuses on the varied impact of regionalism on firm regionalisation in the car industry, in the EU and NAFTA. His research interests are: comparative regionalism, regionalisation, transnational regulatory regimes, globalisation, EU, NAFTA, ASEAN. Previously, Daniel was a BBC World Service journalist and editor, working in and reporting from 15 countries. Recently he worked as a political analyst at the European Commission.