Experts & Staff

Jenny Söderström

ECFR Alumni · Deputy Director, European Power programme

Areas of expertise

European security and defence policy, Swedish foreign and domestic politics, conflict resolution/peace building, Russia, the Eastern Partnership countries


Swedish, English, French, conversational Russian.


Jenny Söderström was the deputy director of ECFR’s European Power Programme. Before, she was serving as programme coordinator at ECFR.

Prior to joining ECFR in 2020, Söderström worked at the Permanent Representation of Sweden to the EU as an expert on the EU’s common security and defence policy. She has previous work experience from the Swedish Ministry of Defence, the Swedish Armed Forces and from NGO-work in Georgia.

Söderström holds a Master’s Degree in Peace and Conflict Studies from Uppsala University, Sweden.

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