Dr. Johannes Bohnen
Executive Board & Co-founderDr. Johannes Bohnen studied international relations at Georgetown’s School of Foreign Service and received his doctorate degree from Oxford University. Following positions with several think tanks, the German Bundestag and the German government, he was founder and managing director of Scholz & Friends Agenda, a public affairs agency in Berlin. In 2007, he started his own business, Bohnen Kallmorgen & Partner, together with Jan Kallmorgen. The firm became BOHNEN Public Affairs in 2015.
Executive Board & Co-founderJan-Friedrich Kallmorgen is trained as an historian and holds a master’s degree from Georgetown’s School of Foreign Service. He has worked in journalism and as a business consultant in Washington, D.C., and was an investment manager with Goldman, Sachs & Co from 2000 to 2003. From 2004 to 2007 he served as head of the Transatlantic Program at the German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP) and is now a CEO and Founder of Berlin Global Advisors.
Dr. Christoph Schwegmann
Executive BoardDr. Christoph Schwegmann is co-founder of the Atlantic Initiative / Atlantische Initiative e.V. He has working experience in Think Tanks, German Parliament and NATO and is a career civil servant with the Department of Defense. Christoph holds a doctorate in Political Science from Mannheim University. His commitment to the Atlantische Initiative e.V. is of purely private nature.
Executive EditorMaximilian Beck studied international relations and economics at SAIS Johns Hopkins University and the University of Leicester. He gathered experience working at the EU parliament, NATO and the German Federal Foreign Ministry. Since graduating he joined a startup in Berlin as he transitions to the private sector.