Giulia Cretti

Research Fellow


  • Europe in the World
  • Europe and the EU
  • Sustainability


  • Asia

Giulia Cretti is a Research Fellow at the EU & Global Affairs Unit of the Clingendael Institute. Her work revolves around EU policy-making and external action, in particular green trade and green energy policy, and EU relations with the Western Balkans and ASEAN. In her research she focuses on the external dimension of the European Green Deal, especially decarbonisation policies. Topics within her expertise include EU green energy diplomacy, energy security, the Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism (CBAM) and the Green Agenda for the Western Balkans.

Giulia holds a BSc in International Relations and Political Science (cum laude) from the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore of Milan and a MSc in Public Administration: International and European Governance (cum laude) from Leiden University. Prior to joining the Clingendael Institute, she worked at the Embassy of Mexico in the Netherlands and in a non-governmental organization in Thailand.

My work




Expert insights: Climate and COP28

07 December 2023 - 15:16
Europe in the World

Rethinking European energy relations in times of crisis

28 June 2023 - 11:54
Europe in the World

Inclusive Carbon Pricing: Pathways to Multilateral Cooperation

09 June 2023 - 15:52

Plugging Green Power into the EU-ASEAN Partnership

20 February 2023 - 11:00
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