Franca van der Laan

Former Senior Research Fellow


  • Security and Justice


  • The Netherlands
  • Europe

Franca van der Laan was a Senior Research Fellow, seconded by the Dutch Police at Clingendael until December 2016.  She focused on police contributions to (future) Crisis Management Missions, organised crime and terrorism treat assessments and, more generally, on international police cooperation issues.

Prior to joining Clingendael, she headed a department for Strategic Research and Analysis within the Dutch National Crime Squad and as a strategic researcher for the police worked on several topics within the field of Organized Crime.

She graduated from Rijksuniversiteit Groningen with a Master’s Degree in Eastern European Studies.

My work




The Future of Police Missions

18 February 2016 - 14:27