Jan is a PhD researcher and foreign policy analyst at the European University Institute, specialised in international sanctions and EU foreign policy. He graduated from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) and the College of Europe in Bruges. He also worked for various non-governmental and international organisations in the humanitarian and trade sectors. Jan is also an active member and contributor to foraus, the leading Swiss think tank on foreign policy. He is currently a reviewer of the Diplofocus-blog and was formerly a member of the foraus-blog team.