Experts & Staff

Alexander Lipke

Programme Assistant, Asia programme


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Alexander Lipke is the Asia programme assistant based in the Berlin office of the European Council on Foreign Relations. He joined ECFR in 2022.

Prior to joining ECFR, Lipke worked as research associate at the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Asian Regional Office in Singapore. Previously, he gained early-career experience with the Mercator European Dialogue project at the German Marshall Fund and in Bundestag member Michael Roth’s office in Germany. He has studied, worked, and lived extensively in South Korea and Singapore.

Lipke holds a BA in European Studies from Maastricht University and a dual MA in International Politics and East Asia/MSc in International Political Economy from the University of Warwick and Nanyang Technological University in Singapore, respectively.

His research interests include East Asian international relations and EU foreign policy in the Indo-Pacific.