Karlijn Jans

Karlijn Jans is defence policy advisor (POLAD) at the British Embassy in The Hague. She holds a Master’s degree in European Studies from King’s College London and a Master’s degree in European and International Law from Maastricht University. Her dissertation work focused on Dutch and German defence policies. Ms. Jans further specialized in defence matters while studying at the Netherlands Defence Academy. Besides her work, she is a reserve officer (in training) with the Royal Netherlands Air Force. Her areas of expertise include NATO, Dutch and European security and defence policies, strategic foresight and the impact of new technologies on defence policy and military affairs.