Tine Van Criekinge is a policy officer in the EU Task Force on negotiations with the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States, in the European Commission’s Directorate-General for International Cooperation and Development. Previously, she worked in foresight and anticipation at the EC’s Joint Research Centre, where she ran and participated in numerous foresight exercises on the future of migration, food systems, and economic transformation. She is co-author of the recent JRC foresight report on ‘The Future of Migration in the EU’. Before joining the Commission, she was a fellow at the London School of Economics (LSE) and the European University Institute, where she researched EU-Africa relations with a particular focus on migration policies. She completed her PhD in International Relations at LSE where she researched the dynamics of the EU-Africa negotiations. Her main interests include migration policies, external action, environmental change and resource scarcity, the application of systems thinking to complex problems, gender dynamics and power structures, and ecological transitions.