Experts & Staff

Almut Möller

Head of ECFR Berlin Office and Senior Policy Fellow

Languages: English, French, German
Areas of Expertise: European integration & reform, European Foreign and Security Policy, Enlargement and Neighbourhood Policy (South), Germany in Europe, Britain in Europe.

Almut joined ECFR in October 2015 to head the Berlin office together with Josef Janning.

A well-known pundit and moderator, she has published widely on European affairs, foreign and security policy, and Germany's role in the EU, and is a frequent commentator in the international media. Almut started her career in the think tank world at the Centre for Applied Policy Research at LMU University in Munich (1999-2008) and then worked as an independent political analyst in London, focussing on EU-Middle East relations (2008-2010). Before joining ECFR she led the Europe programme at the German Council on Foreign Relations (2010-2015). Research fellowships have taken her to Renmin University of China in Beijing, the Al Ahram Center for Political and Security Studies in Cairo and the American Institute for Contemporary German Studies (AICGS) at Johns Hopkins University in Washington, D.C., where she continues to engage as a non-resident fellow. Almut is a member of the extended board of Women in International Security ( as well as a member of the 14th Advisory Board on the “Internal Leadership” concept ("Innere Führung") of the German Federal Ministry of Defence.

A high-resolution picture is available here (Copyright: Dirk Enters/ DGAP).

Latest from Almut Möller

  • Ouest France

    21st June, 2017

    Almut Möller quoted in "Ouest France" regarding the debates on Europe during the German electoral campaign.

    Deutschlandfunk Kultur

    30th May, 2017

    Almut Möller comments on the transatlantic ties between Germany and the U.S. and on Macron's meeting with Putin 


    29th May, 2017

    Almut Möller warns not to overestimate Merkel's recent statements on weakened US-EU relations.

    Letras Libres

    12th May, 2017

    Almut Möller analiza la visión de Alemania en las elecciones presidenciales francesas y el futuro de Europa. 


    08th May, 2017

    Almut Möller discusses what to expect from Macron's victory in the French presidential elections on Deutschlandfunk radio.


    06th May, 2017

    Almut Möller quoted on Germany's stances on French presidential candidates.

    SWR 2

    28th April, 2017

    Almut Möller discusses the Brexit negotiations in an interview with SWR radio.

    BuzzFeed News

    10th April, 2017

    "For Germany, Brexit is a process, it is not an obsession," states Almut Möller in an interview with BuzzFeed News about Germany's position on Brexit.

    Irish Times

    07th April, 2017

    Almut Möller is quoted in the "Irish Times" on Merkel's support for Irish Brexit concerns.


    03rd April, 2017

    Almut Möller discusses the current importance of EU member states maintaining unity and solidarity, as well as the potential for the development of a multi-speed Europe.

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