Languages: German, English, French, Spanish, some Arabic
Jonathan joined ECFR in September 2017 as Research Assistant to the Director. Prior to this, he was a trainee at Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, where he worked at the foreign desk. He also is a lecturer on political forecasting at TU Dresden.
Jonathan holds a BA in International Relations from TU Dresden and a MS in Foreign Service from Georgetown University (diplomatic and security studies). During his studies, he focused on EU and Middle East politics, spending a semester abroad in Lebanon.
Jonathan had previous work experience at the Carnegie Endowment in Washington, DC, the German Foreign Office’s Iran Task Force, the German Bundestag, UNHCR Jordan and at Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung in Lebanon.