Senior Research Fellow, Europe Programme
Hans Kundnani

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Hans Kundnani is a Senior Research Fellow in the Europe programme at Chatham House. 

Before joining Chatham House in 2018, he was a 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 an 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, D.C.

Hans is the author of The Paradox of German Power (London/New York: Hurst/Oxford University Press, 2014), which has been translated into German, Italian, 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.

Areas of expertise

  • Europe
  • Germany
  • Transatlantic relations
  • Globalization

Past experience

2015-17Senior Transatlantic Fellow, Europe program, German Marshall Fund (GMF)
2016Bosch Public Policy Fellow, Transatlantic Academy
2009-15Various positions (editorial director, research director), European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR)