Fook Nederveen

Fook Nederveen
Senior Analyst
Brussels Office


M.A. in geopolitics, territory and security, King’s College London; B.Sc. in human geography and planning, Utrecht University

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Fook Nederveen is a senior analyst at the RAND Corporation. His research mainly focuses on security and criminal justice. He is based in RAND’s Brussels office and has primarily worked on studies commissioned by the EU (including by DG HOME, DG JUST, DG CNECT, OLAF, EDA, and JRC) and the Dutch government (e.g. the ministries of Foreign Affairs, Justice and Security, Defence, Interior and Kingdom Relations, as well as WODC, NCTV and the House of Representatives). Prior to joining RAND, he was a trainee policy advisor at the European Parliament, working on home affairs and fundamental rights issues. He holds an M.A. in geopolitics, territory, and security from King’s College London and a B.Sc. in human geography and planning from Utrecht University.


Dutch; German


  • Netherlands

    How the Dutch Approached Brexit

    The impact of Brexit on the Netherlands is significant. The Dutch government would have preferred the UK to stay in the EU. But despite all this, the Netherlands approached Brexit with relative clarity of purpose and the administration of the program brought a satisfactory outcome.

    Feb 9, 2023

    UK in a Changing Europe

  • Democracy

    Democracy Depends on Hearing All Voters' Voices

    As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and the confinement measures imposed in response, holding safe, effective, and timely democratic elections has become increasingly challenging. The risk of disenfranchising large parts of the electorate is real and should be prevented. In these difficult circumstances, governments need to increase their efforts to guarantee that every voter can exercise their right to vote.

    Oct 30, 2020

    The RAND Blog