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steffen zorn

Steffen Zorn

Deputy Director, Development

Languages: German, English, Spanish, French
Areas of Expertise: EU Institutional Architecture, EU Legislative Procedure, Party Politics, Human & Fundamental Rights

Dr Steffen Zorn is Deputy Director, Development at ECFR. Based in Berlin, Steffen mainly focuses on the European Power Programme and German partnerships.

Prior to joining ECFR, he spent several years in the European Parliament working with three MEPs, was Senior Director and main partner of the founder in the establishment of a foundation on gender equality in politics, led an election campaign for the German Bundestag and also managed a project with the Westerwelle Foundation for International Understanding.

He holds a diploma in International Cultural and Business Studies from the University of Passau and earned his PhD in European Studies under the supervision of professor Wolfgang Wessels at the University of Cologne. Together with the former Vice-President of the European Parliament Alexander Alvaro he published a book on the human rights situation within the EU.