Visionary Circle with professor dr. Rob de Wijk, geopolitical and geoeconomic developments

May 21, 2024

Prof. Dr. Rob de Wijk, Founder and Non-Executive Director of The Hague Centre for Strategic Studies (HCSS), will provide a comprehensive analysis of current geopolitical trends and stimulate an engaging dialogue on the profound impact of these geopolitical realities on your business.

  • Small-scale peer session
  • Open dialogue by means of the Chatham House Rule

dr. Rob de Wijk, HCSS (The Hague Centre for Strategic Studies)

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dr. Rob de Wijk

Professor International Relations

Professor Dr. R. (Rob) de Wijk is the non-executive director of the 'The Hague Centre for Strategic Studies (HCSS).' The center was founded by Rob de Wijk on February 1, 2007. The center focuses on national and international security, including terrorism and defense.

Since 2000, he has also been a professor of International Relations and Security at the Faculty of Governance and Global Affairs, Leiden University.

From 2012 to 2015, De Wijk was also the director of "The Hague Security Delta" (HSD), and from 2015 to 2017, he served as a strategic advisor.

Rob de Wijk holds various additional positions: member of the strategy group Roadmap Next Economy, member of the 'Strategic Advisors Group' of 'The Atlantic Council' in Washington, and the 'Senior Steering Group' of the 'NATO Special Forces Headquarters' in Mons. He is also a columnist for Dagblad Trouw and

HCSS (The Hague Centre for Strategic Studies)


To what extent do you have insight into how the political developments in your market, supply of raw materials, and supply of semiconductors affect your business?

As we navigate through an era marked by the escalating globalization and interconnectivity of commerce, businesses cannot afford to overlook the ramifications of political developments. Hence, this question is paramount for every business leader seeking to safeguard their operations and strategically navigate the complexities of today’s geopolitical landscape.


Location: TBD

17:30 | Start program (including presentation, discussion and a 3-course dinner)
20:30 | End of formal program, opportunity for informal networking


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