Hans Kundnani

Associate Fellow, Europe Programme


Hans Kundnani is an associate fellow in the Europe programme at Chatham House, having previously been senior research fellow and programme director.

Before joining Chatham House in 2018, he was Senior Transatlantic Fellow at the German Marshall Fund of the United States and Research Director at the European Council on Foreign Relations.

He is also Associate Fellow at the Institute for German Studies at Birmingham University. In 2016 he was a Bosch Public Policy Fellow at the Transatlantic Academy in Washington DC.

He is the author of The Paradox of German Power (2014), which has been translated into German, Italian, Japanese, Korean and Spanish.

He studied German and Philosophy at Oxford University and Journalism at Columbia University in New York, where he was a Fulbright Scholar.

Past experience

2021-22 Director, Europe Programme, Chatham House
2018-21 Senior Research Fellow, Europe Programme, Chatham House
2015-17 Senior Transatlantic Fellow, Europe program, German Marshall Fund (GMF)
2016 Bosch Public Policy Fellow, Transatlantic Academy
2009-15 Various positions (editorial director, research director), European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR)