Hellendorff Bruno

Bruno Hellendorff has been a researcher at GRIP since 2011, where he now focuses on defence and security issues in Asia-Pacific and on the security dimension of natural resources management. Not only has he worked on geopolitical issues and foreign policy matters, but he has also published several analyses on China’s Africa policy. His fields of research include the history and geopolitics of South-East Asia, with a main focus on regional initiatives in the sphere of security.

He is a Ph.D student at Catholic University of Louvain (UCL), in Louvain-la-Neuve (Belgium) and an associate researcher at CECRI (a research centre on international crises and conflicts). His doctoral research agenda relates to the evolution of Indonesia’s foreign policy in the context of a rising China.