Thomas Beukers is a Senior Legal Advisor at the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs. He is also a Visiting Fellow at the EUI Law Department and an ADEMU researcher. He defended his PhD at the Law faculty of the University of Amsterdam in 2011 and was awarded a cum laude distinction. From 2012 to 2014 he was a Max Weber Postdoctoral Fellow in Law at the EUI. His research interests include the constitutional law of the European Union and the EU’s Economic and Monetary Union. He is an editor of the European Constitutional Law Review.