Prof. Jonathan Holslag is a Professor of international politics at the Free University of Brussels, where he teaches diplomatic history and international politics, and also lectures on geopolitics at various defense academies in Europe. As a guest lecturer he was invited to various universities, including the Central Party School of China, the Harvard Kennedy School, and Sciences Po, Paris.
Since 2015, he is a special adviser to the First Vice-President of the European Commission. He also was a visiting fellow at the Nobel Institute, a Rockefeller Fellow and Benelux Director of the Trilateral Commission, and a Wise Men group of the Belgian Ministry of Defense. Jonathan Holslag serves as a reserve officer in the Belgian Armed Forces.