Thomas Thielemans (°1990) received his B.A in Journalism from Erasmushogeschool Brussel and his M.A. in Comparative and International Politics from the University of Leuven, Belgium. He is currently a board member of KIB (Kring voor Internationale Betrekkingen), an interfaculty student association at the KU Leuven focusing on topics regarding the field of international affairs. He is also co-editor of Global, KIB’s magazine.
His research expertise lies in the area of defence and security policies, MENA, Central Africa, rule of law and International Politcal Economy.