Hendrik Schopmans
IPPI Research Fellow at the Heinrich Böll Foundation

Hendrik Schopmans holds an MPhil in International Relations from the University of Oxford and has previously completed a BA in Liberal Arts and Sciences at the University College Maastricht and the University of California at Berkeley. His research interest centers on the role of the world's oceans as a new arena of statecraft, in particular the governance and environmental challenges resulting from the expansion of states' activities into the maritime sphere.

Hendrik is a visiting Fellow at the Israel Public Policy Institute (IPPI) in the framework of the institute's program "Environmental Innovation - German-Israeli Perspectives". The program takes place in cooperation with the Israeli Ministry of Environmental Protection and the Heinrich Böll Foundation Israel (hbs Israel).