Jan Frederik Braun

Strategic analyst at The Hague Center for Strategic Studies

Jan Braun is a Strategic Analyst at HCSS. His research focuses on international energy markets, climate policies as well as the strategic consequences, risks and opportunities for state and non-state actors in the global energy transition.

Jan has studied in Maastricht, Durham and Edinburgh and holds degrees in International Relations (MA) and Political Science & Economics (PhD-magna cum laude). He completed his PhD at Osnabrück University on legislative decision-making in EU climate and energy policy in a Marie Skłodowska-Curie research network on institutional cooperation in the European Union.

Before joining HCSS, Mr. Braun held various positions in climate and energy policy for the Dutch and German Ministries of Environment, the Centre for European Policy Studies, Handelsblatt, and the Embassy of the Republic of Korea to Germany. He has also completed internships in the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs and in the Energy Policies Unit of the Council of the European Union.

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