Rem Korteweg is Senior Research Fellow at the Clingendael Institute. He works on Europe’s strategic role in the world, with a specific focus on the intersection between foreign policy, trade and security issues. Among his current research interests are European trade & industrial policy, the consequences of the Ukraine war, UK-EU ties, and Europe’s changing relations with global powers. Rem is also the coordinator of Clingendael’s public outreach initiatives.
Until April 2017 Rem Korteweg was a senior research fellow at the Centre for European Reform (CER) in London. In 2012, he had a posting at the Netherlands’ Ministry of Foreign Affairs as strategic policy advisor. In 2006-2007, he was a Fulbright scholar at the Johns Hopkins-SAIS Center for Transatlantic Relations in Washington DC. Rem holds a PhD in International Relations from Leiden University, a masters in the History of International Relations from Utrecht University and a bachelors in Social Sciences from University College Utrecht. From 2011 to 2019 he was a committee-member of the Netherlands' Advisory Council on International Affairs (AIV).
He is a regular contributor to various international and national media and has published in a variety of newspapers and journals. He is the author of “The superpower, the bridge-builder and the hesitant ally: How defence transformation divided NATO 1991-2008” (2011).