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Joris Teer

Joris Teer is an Associate Analyst at the EU Institute for Security Studies (EUISS). He leads the portfolio on economic security and technology and is based at the Brussels Liaison Office. 

Prior to joining EUISS, Joris was a strategic foresight and China analyst at the Hague Centre for Strategic Studies (HCSS), focusing on the dilemmas of deep economic interdependence at a time of great power rivalry.

Together with Director of Political Affairs Han ten Broeke, Joris initiated HCSS Boardroom, an initiative to make the strategies of Dutch and European industry and investors more geopolitically shock-resistant. His contributions to the Strategic Monitor, a multi-annual strategic foresight project that HCSS together with the Clingendael Institute executes for the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Defence, focused on trends in geoeconomics and strategic technologies. He was also the Project Coordinator of the Europe in the Indo-Pacific Hub. Finally, Joris was a member of the Peace and Security Committee of the Advisory Council on International Affairs of the Netherlands. 

He has conducted research on great power competition, strategic technologies (including semiconductors), critical raw materials, defense issues in the Indo-Pacific and strategic foresight methods.

Joris holds a Dual M.Sc. Degree in International Affairs focusing on China’s politics and foreign policy at Peking University and on the international relations of the Middle East, crisis-decision making and political Islam at the London School of Economics. He holds an honours BA from Amsterdam University College.

He is also a PhD-candidate at the Centre for Security, Diplomacy and Strategy at the Free University of Brussels, focusing on the implications for the EU of the growing use by China and the US of weaponized interdependence-strategies.