Steering Committee

When extensive experience and expertise matters

President

– President, Foreign Council On Economic Relations (2021 – Present)
– Board Member, Borgen Project (2012 – Present)
– President, Federal Business Associations of Germany and the Gulf Cooperation Council (2016 – 2019)
– State Minister of Foreign Affairs, Bahrain (2006 – 2011)
– Chairman, Labor Fund, Bahrain (2006 – 2011)
– Deputy Chairman, Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry (2005-2006)

Chairman & Secretary-General

– Secretary-General, Foreign Council On Economic Relations (2019 – Present)
– Chairman, The Diplomatic Weekly (2019 – Present)
– Deputy-Spokesperson of the Executive Board, Alliance of Associations (2020 – Present)
– Secretary-General, Federal Business Associations of Germany and the Gulf Cooperation Council (2016 – 2019)
– Chairman, German Partner (2017 – 2018)
– Member of the Board of Directors, Federal Association of German Business in Ukraine (2008 – 2016)

– Member, German Bundestag, FDP
– Member of the Executive Board, China Brücke (2020 – Present)
– Member, Foreign Affairs Committee, German Bundestag (2018 – Present)
– Deputy Chairman, Parliamentary Group for Relations with the ASEAN States German Bundestag (2018 – Present)
– Federal Chairman, Junior Chamber of Commerce Germany WJD (2017 – 2018)

– Political Adviser (2013 – Present)
– Federal Deputy Secretary-General, CDU, Junge Union Germany  (2007 – 2013)
– Deputy Secretary-General, Junge Union, CDU Hessen (2006)
– Personal Adviser to Helge Braun MP, German Bundestag (2004-2005)

– Director Communications, Federal Association of the Service Industry (2010 – Present)
– Chairman Berlin/Brandenburg, Federal Association of Communicators BdKom (2016 – 2020)

Members

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