Tobias Gehrke

Senior Associate Fellow

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Geoeconomics; economic statecraft; EU trade and investment policy


Tobias Gehrke is a Research Fellow in the Europe in the World Programme at the Egmont Institute since 2017. His research centres on geoeconomics, economic statecraft, and international political economy, particularly in the context of EU-China-US strategic economic affairs. He has been contributing to several international research and advisory projects for EU institutions, member states, and private stakeholders.

Tobias was a Visiting Fellow at the National University of Singapore, Nottingham University, and at the American Institute for Contemporary German Studies at Johns Hopkins University in Washington D.C. He also gained experience at the EU Commission’s DG Trade and the German Council on Foreign Relations in Berlin.

He will shortly complete a PhD as part of the EU Horizon 2020 Marie Curie research project “EU Trade & Investment Policy” (EUTIP) at Ghent University.