Jonas Parello-Plesner

Senior Fellow (Non-Resident)

At A Glance:

Jonas Parello-Plesner is a non-resident senior fellow at Hudson Institute. He is an expert on US, European and Chinese foreign policy. 

Biography

Jonas Parello-Plesner is a non-resident senior gellow at Hudson Institute. He is also program director at the Alliance of Democracies in Copenhagen with former NATO Secretary General and Danish Prime Minister Anders Fogh Rasmussen. Jonas has significant experience in the Danish Foreign Service including on US, European and Chinese strategic thinking and served in the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs while studying at the Ecole Nationale d’Administration in Paris.

Mr. Parello-Plesner has also worked at the European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR) as a senior policy fellow with a focus on European-Chinese relations. He served as the Danish Foreign Ministry’s senior advisor on china and northeast Asia from 2005-2009. His co-authored book, China’s Strong Arm: Protecting Citizens and Assets Abroad, was published in 2015 by IISS/Routledge and launched at the annual Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore. At Hudson, he published a comprehensive report which conducted broad-based tracking of Chinese Communist Party interference and influence in the US. Mr. Parello-Plesner has contributed to the Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, Newsweek, the American Interest and writes an international column for Danish daily Berlingske.

Events
02
May 2019
Past Event
Post-ISIS Stabilization and Reconstruction in Syria and Iraq
Featured Speakers:
Denise Natali
Linda Robinson
Loay Mikhael
Elizabeth Dent
Frances Z. Brown
Jonas Parello-Plesner
A Syrian man and a child ride a motorcycle in the Islamic State (IS) group's former Syrian capital of Raqa in northern Syria.
02
May 2019
Past Event
Post-ISIS Stabilization and Reconstruction in Syria and Iraq

Experts discuss Iraq and Syria

Thursday 7:45 - 9:30AM
A Syrian man and a child ride a motorcycle in the Islamic State (IS) group's former Syrian capital of Raqa in northern Syria.
Featured Speakers:
Denise Natali
Linda Robinson
Loay Mikhael
Elizabeth Dent
Frances Z. Brown
Jonas Parello-Plesner
01
March 2019
Past Event
Victory Over the Islamic State and U.S. Withdrawal From Syria
Featured Speakers:
Michael Doran
Jomana Qaddour
Bassam Ishak
Jonas Parello-Plesner
01
March 2019
Past Event
Victory Over the Islamic State and U.S. Withdrawal From Syria

Experts discuss the U.S. drawdown in Syria

Friday 6:45 - 8:30AM
Featured Speakers:
Michael Doran
Jomana Qaddour
Bassam Ishak
Jonas Parello-Plesner
26
October 2018
Past Event
Next Steps for U.S. Strategy in Syria
Featured Speakers:
Mariam Jalabi
Michael Doran
Jonas Parello-Plesner
Jomana Qaddour
Vehicles belonging to US-backed coalition forces in the northern Syrian town of Manbij, May 8, 2018 (DELIL SOULEIMAN/AFP/Getty Images)
26
October 2018
Past Event
Next Steps for U.S. Strategy in Syria

Experts discuss U.S. Syria strategy

Friday 8:00 - 9:30AM
Vehicles belonging to US-backed coalition forces in the northern Syrian town of Manbij, May 8, 2018 (DELIL SOULEIMAN/AFP/Getty Images)
Featured Speakers:
Mariam Jalabi
Michael Doran
Jonas Parello-Plesner
Jomana Qaddour
24
October 2018
Past Event
The Mark Palmer Forum: China’s Global Challenge to Democratic Freedom
Featured Speakers:
Kenneth R. Weinstein
Michael J. Abramowitz
Jonas Parello-Plesner
Sarah Cook
Juan Pablo Cardenal
Laura Rosenberger
Carolyn Bartholomew
Xiao Qiang
Jan Jekielek
Peter Mattis
Bay Fang
Josh Rogin
Rachelle Peterson
Dr. Teng Biao
Bethany Allen-Ebrahimian
Perry Link
Isaac Stone Fish
Michael Pillsbury
(Zhang Peng/LightRocket via Getty Images)
24
October 2018
Past Event
The Mark Palmer Forum: China’s Global Challenge to Democratic Freedom

Experts discuss democracy in China

Wednesday 5:00 - 11:20AM
(Zhang Peng/LightRocket via Getty Images)
Featured Speakers:
Kenneth R. Weinstein
Michael J. Abramowitz
Jonas Parello-Plesner
Sarah Cook
Juan Pablo Cardenal
Laura Rosenberger
Carolyn Bartholomew
Xiao Qiang
Jan Jekielek
Peter Mattis
Bay Fang
Josh Rogin
Rachelle Peterson
Dr. Teng Biao
Bethany Allen-Ebrahimian
Perry Link
Isaac Stone Fish
Michael Pillsbury