Studies, London School of Economics and LMU Munich. Formerly, helped to build and run the Centre for European Reform (CER), one of Europe's most successful think tanks, London. Since 2013, Director, Political Relations, Allianz, Munich. Strategic Adviser, Munich Security Conference; Young Global Leader, World Economic Forum; Rockefeller Fellow, Trilateral Commission. Editor and Analyst, Economist Intelligence Unit. Consultant, writer and media commentator. Expertise: European economics and politics; trend research and policy advisory.