Our team

Managing Board

Philipp Mühl

Philipp Mühl


“Our generation must develop an independent vision for the 21st Century – why we need the Transatlantic Relationship and what role we want to play in it.”

  • Consultant at BwConsulting.
  • MA Candidate International Affairs at the Hertie School, Berlin, Germany.
  • BA International Relations at Rijksuniversiteit, Groningen, Netherlands & University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.

@: philipp.muehl@atlantische-initiative.org



Vanessa Hungeling

Vanessa Hungeling

Vice Chair

“It is my firm conviction that the Atlantic Community and similar organizations must now do our part to revive the Transatlantic Partnership.”

  • Policy Advisor to the Parliamentary Speaker on Foreign Policy for the Free Democratic Party (FDP) of the Federal Republic of Germany. 
  • MA Security and Diplomacy at Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel.
  • BSc International Business Administration at the Europa-University Viadrina, Frankfurt an der Oder, Germany & Ljubljana Slovenia.

Joseph Verbovszky

Joseph Verbovszky


“Faced with irreversible change on both sides of the Atlantic, Germany must develop its own view of the Transatlantic Partnership and actively shape this relationship.”

  • PhD Candidate at the University of the German Federal Armed Forces Munich, Germany.
  • MA International Relations and Economics at Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), Bologna, Italy & Washington D.C., USA.
  • MA/BA History and Political Science at Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA.

Extended Board

Lutz-Peter Hennies

Lutz-Peter Hennies

Strategy and Content

“My vision for the next generation of the Atlantic Community: a project-oriented NGO that provides impetus for decision-makers and fellow transatlanticists to jointly revitalize classical Western values.”

  • Strategic Communications Consultant at BOHNEN Public Affairs, Berlin, Germany.
  • MA Philosophy and Fulbright Scholar at The New School for Social Research, New York, USA.
  • BA Philosophy & Economics at the University of Bayreuth, Germany.
Jennie Eng

Jennie Eng


“I see the Atlantic Community well-positioned to reinvigorate and strengthen a broader community of Transatlanticists with a platform that is diverse, inclusive, and accessible.”

  • Producer – Conflict Zone at Deutsche Welle (DW).
  • Robert Bosch Foundation Fellow 2018-2019.
  • BS Journalism at Boston University, Massachusetts, USA.
Katharina Dolezalek

Katharina Dolezalek


“I want to contribute to inclusive transatlantic relations – for existing generations and for those to come.”

  • Desk Officer at the German Federal Foreign Office.
  • LLM International Law at the Université de Montréal, Canada.
  • BA International Relations at the Technical University (TU) Dresden (Semester Abroad at La Réunion, France).

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