Research Fellow, Clingendael Institute

Giulia Cretti is a Research Fellow at the EU & Global Affairs Unit of the Clingendael Institute.  

Her work revolves around EU policy-making and external action, in particular green energy diplomacy and green trade. In her research she focuses on the external dimension of the European Green Deal. Topics within her expertise include EU energy security, energy diplomacy, the Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism (CBAM), the Green Agenda for the Western Balkans, and EU-ASEAN relations.  

Prior to joining the Clingendael Institute, she worked in the multilateral affairs department of the Embassy of Mexico in the Netherlands and in a non-governmental organization in Thailand. Giulia holds a BSc in International Relations and Political Science (cum laude) from the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore of Milan and a MSc in Public Administration: International and European Governance (cum laude) from Leiden University.