Experts & Staff

Corrado Čok

Visiting Fellow

Areas of expertise

African climate and energy policy, the Gulf states, the Middle East, fragile states


English, Italian, conversational French, and basic Arabic


Corrado Čok is a visiting fellow at the European Council on Foreign Relations. In his research, Čok explores the role of the Gulf states in Africa, with a focus on climate and energy sectors. Prior to joining ECFR, Čok conducted research as an independent consultant on political, energy, economic and security matters in the Gulf and the Horn of Africa, where he also specialised in the role of great and middle powers in the Red Sea. He gained further experience in the humanitarian-development sector working on projects in Djibouti, Kenya and Somalia.

Čok holds an MA in conflict resolution from King’s College London, where he specialised in the political economy of fragile states in Africa and the Middle East.

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