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.
Matthias Hieber is dedicated to international relations and global security issues. He studied political sciences and international law at the Universities of Vienna and Zurich. He began his professional career in positions at various research and security related institutions in Paris, London and Berlin, at the United Nations and the Council of Europe. He is currently working for Berlin Global Advisors, a consulting firm specializing in geopolitical risk analysis.
Senior Project Manager
Andreas Müllerleile is a political analyst and communications professional. He worked for various think tanks and political organisations across Europe including the European Institute of Peace (EIP), European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR) and Innovation in Politics Institute (IPI). He is a freelance political consultant and the founder of policylab.eu. Andreas studied political science, European studies and communications and holds a degree from the University of Münster.
Project Manager Assistant & Editorial AssistantHenry is a graduated from the University of Edinburgh where he obtained a degree in International Relations. He has previously worked with the UN Operations Crisis Centre, and volunteers his free time at Migration Network Hub in Berlin. He began working with the Atlantic CommunityJune 2018. In the future he hopes to obtain an MSc in Conflict Studies, and then to pursue a career in conflict resolution or political consulting.
Project Manager Assistant & Editorial Assistant
Jennifer graduated from Trinity College, Dublin with a degree in Political Science and Geography. Following this she completed internships in the US Embassy, Dublin and the European Parliament, Brussels. She then moved to Berlin where she gathered experience working in the private sector. Jennifer’s interests range from geopolitical risk to US foreign policy.
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.