Experts & Staff

Julian Ringhof

Policy Fellow

Areas of expertise

Technology policy, geopolitics of technology, digital external policy, artificial intelligence


English, German


Julian Ringhof is a policy fellow for the European Power programme at the European Council on Foreign Relations.

His research focuses on European technological sovereignty, the nexus of geopolitics and technology development, and the development of an EU digital external policy. Previously Ringhof worked as an analyst and research manager in the field of autonomous and connected driving at the European Centre for Information and Communication Technologies and as an innovation and project manager at Fab Lab Berlin, a digital fabrication laboratory.

He graduated with an MPhil in Technology Policy from the University of Cambridge and completed a dual BSc & BA in Mechanical Engineering (summa cum laude) at the University of San Diego.

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