Anette Hoffmann

Research Associate
Associates are experts in their own field and contractually affiliated with Clingendael. Although associates are not employees of the Clingendael Institute, they comply with all policies that Clingendael staff do.


  • Conflict and Fragility
  • Business and Fragility
  • Migration and Conflict


  • Middle East & North Africa
  • Sub Saharan Africa

Anette Hoffmann works as a Senior Research Associate at the Conflict Research Unit of Clingendael. Her work focuses on the interaction between economic and political drivers of conflict. She is particularly interested in how business elites' interests and political power shape economic development in fragile settings.

Prior to joining Clingendael in 2013, Anette worked as Technical Advisor for GIZ HQ and UNIDO Sudan, designing, implementing and monitoring & evaluating programmes on conflict-sensitive private sector development, vocational training and entrepreneurship development.

Anette graduated from Humboldt University of Berlin with a Master’s degree in Political Philosophy. She also holds a Master’s degree in Development Studies from the International Institute of Social Studies in The Hague.



My work



Conflict and Fragility

Policy for fragile settings

20 March 2017 - 11:31
Conflict and Fragility

Businesses in conflict; growing or coping?

25 August 2016 - 11:42
Conflict and Fragility

Conflict sensitivity: taking it to the next level

05 July 2016 - 14:23
Conflict and Fragility

Employment promotion in contexts of conflict, fragility and violence

09 September 2015 - 17:40
Conflict and Fragility

Socio-economic development policies in fragile settings

06 November 2014 - 17:20
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