Bjoern H. Seibert is currently serving as Chief of Staff of the German Defence Minister. Previously he was Deputy Chief of Staff, Commissioner for Strategic Management of National and International Armament Activities at the German Defense Ministry, a Non-Resident Fellow at the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) at Johns Hopkins University, an Associate Fellow at the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI), a Research Associate at the Strategic Studies Institute (SSI) at the U.S. Army War College, a Research Analyst at the Foreign and Defense Policy Studies Program at the American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research (AEI) and a Teaching Fellow at the Department of Government at Harvard University.
He is widely published on security and defense matters, and his work has been cited by major publications around the world, including The New York Times, Le Monde and The Economist, as well as specialized defense publications such as Jane’s Defence Weekly and DefenseNews. He has also given numerous interviews to major international media outlets.
Bjoern Seibert has studied at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, MIT, Georgetown and Harvard University. He is currently completing his PhD at the University of Cambridge (King’s College).