Experts & Staff

Fredrik Wesslau

ECFR Alumni · Director of the Wider Europe Programme

Areas of expertise

European foreign policy, conflict and crisis management, state-building, counter-piracy, South Caucasus, and Western Balkans


Swedish, English, French


Fredrik Wesslau used to be Director of the Wider Europe Programme and Senior Policy Fellow at ECFR until 2018.


European Foreign Policy Scorecard 2016

The sixth ECFR Foreign Policy Scorecard highlights the EU’s diminishing ability to influence its neighbours, and the neighbourhood’s growing impact on the EU




In the media

Frederik Wesslau interviewed on Kosovo's 10 year anniversary 

Frederik Wesslau writes about Spain's non-recognition of Kosovo's independence in relation to the Catalan separatism case

Summary of the ECFR report by Gustav Gressel and Fredrik Wesslau titled 'The great unravelling: four doomsday scenarios for Europe’s Russia policy'

Fredrik Wesslau is quoted on the impact of recent Kosovar election results on the country's relationship with the EU