BJOERN H. SEIBERT is currently serving on the German Defense Minister’s Policy Planning and Advisory Staff as an advisor on European/African Affairs. He is also a Non-Resident Fellow at the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) at Johns Hopkins University and an Associate Fellow at the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI). Previously, he was an External 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.
His research focuses on German foreign and defense policy, the European Union’s Common Security and Defense Policy (CSDP), NATO, and European procurement policy. 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).