Tobias Gehrke

Research Fellow

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Geoeconomics; Economic diplomacy; EU foreign policy; trade and investment policy


Tobias Gehrke joined the Egmont Institute in 2017 and is contributing to the Europe in the World programme as a Research Fellow. His research interests and primary focus center on EU trade and investment policy, European and global geo-economics, as well as economic instruments within the wider EU foreign policy objectives. To this end, he is pursuing a PhD at Ghent University in collaboration with the Egmont Institute under the Horizon2020 MSCA-ITN European Training Network scholarship.

Mr Gehrke previously gained experience in the Transatlantic Relations programme of the German Council on Foreign Relations in Berlin and as an intern in the private legal sector. He holds an MSc in International Relations from the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, as well as a LLM in International economic law from the University of Kent’s Brussels School of International Studies.