Tobias Gehrke has been a Research Fellow in the Europe in the World Programme at the Egmont Institute since 2017. His research centres on geoeconomics – the economic and technological aspects of national security and their implementation in trade, investment and industrial strategy – with a particular focus on economic statecraft between the EU, the US, and China.
He is pursuing a PhD at Ghent University as part of the (concluded) EU Horizon 2020 Marie Curie research project “EU Trade & Investment Policy” (EUTIP). Tobias was a Visiting Fellow at the National University of Singapore (NUS), Nottingham University and at the American Institute for Contemporary German Studies at Johns Hopkins University in Washington D.C. Other work experiences include the EU Commission’s DG Trade, the German Council on Foreign Relations in Berlin, and the private legal sector. Tobias has contributed to several international research and advisory projects for EU institutions and member states.
- After Covid-19: Economic security in EU-Asia connectivity Other publications
- Why now is the time to get real on EU economic security Commentaries
- Beyond Corona: Getting EU Economic Security Right Security Policy Briefs
- Imagining a geoeconomic European Union Commentaries
- What could a geoeconomic EU look like in 2020? Security Policy Briefs
- Reset transatlantic trade through cooperation on technology Commentaries
- Transatlantic trade is stuck: time to integrate trade, technology, and security Commentaries
- Open & Inclusive Digital Spaces: EUTIP views from the WTO Public Forum 2019 Other publications
- Redefining the EU-China economic partnership: beyond reciprocity lies strategy Security Policy Briefs
- The EU Enters the Geoeconomic Arena Other publications