Jan Weidenfeld
Director Development and Partnerships
Jan Weidenfeld

Jan Weidenfeld is Director Development and Partnerships. He manages relations with key public and private sector stakeholders and oversees MERICS's fundraising strategy and activities. He also remains invested in MERICS's research activities on Europe-China economic and political relations, German and European China policy as well as China’s global security and infrastructure policies. 

Prior to joining MERICS, he was a consultant with the RAND Corporation, where he led European foreign and public policy research efforts for EU member states, institutions, and agencies. Previously, he also worked with the NATO Parliamentary Assembly, the OSCE, the EU Delegation to the International Organizations in Vienna, the European Union Institute for Security Studies, and the European Centre for Development Policy Management.
Jan Weidenfeld holds an MPhil in International Relations from the University of Cambridge as well as BA degrees in European Studies from the University of Maastricht and in International Relations and Politics from the University of Sussex.

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Jan Weidenfeld

Director Development and Partnerships

Jan Weidenfeld is Director Development and Partnerships. He manages relations with key public and private sector stakeholders and oversees MERICS's fundraising strategy and activities. He also remains invested in MERICS's research activities on Europe-China economic and political relations, German and European China policy as well as China’s global security and infrastructure policies. 

Prior to joining MERICS, he was a consultant with the RAND Corporation, where he led European foreign and public policy research efforts for EU member states, institutions, and agencies. Previously, he also worked with the NATO Parliamentary Assembly, the OSCE, the EU Delegation to the International Organizations in Vienna, the European Union Institute for Security Studies, and the European Centre for Development Policy Management.
Jan Weidenfeld holds an MPhil in International Relations from the University of Cambridge as well as BA degrees in European Studies from the University of Maastricht and in International Relations and Politics from the University of Sussex.

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