Observers

Abdulla, Ebrahim Mohmood Ahmed

Ambassador of the Kingdom of Bahrain to the Federal Republic of Germany, Berlin

Adib, Dr. Mustapha

Ambassador of the Lebanese Republic to the Federal Republic of Germany, Berlin

Alkhateeb, Dr. Hussain M.

Ambassador of the Republic of Iraq to the Federal Republic of Germany, Berlin

Al-Khulaifi, Abdulrahman Mohammed Sulaiman

Ambassador of the State of Qatar to the Federal Republic of Germany, Berlin

Al-Sabah, Sheikh Fawaz Meshal

Director of the International Relations Department, National Security Bureau, State of Kuwait, Kuwait City; Munich Young Leader 2009

Amend, Kurt E.

Director of International Business Development, Raytheon International Inc.,
Rosslyn, VA

Aston, Dr. Jurij

Chief of Staff to the Ambassador, Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany to the United States of America, Washington, D.C.; Munich Young Leader 2009

Attar, Sheikh Alireza

Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the Federal Republic of Germany, Berlin

Barcikowska, Anna Maria

Fellow, European Union Institute for Security Studies, Brussels; Munich Young Leader 2013

Bartels, Henning

Editor-in-Chief, Europäische Sicherheit & Technik, Bonn

Baumann, Susanne

Head of Division for Security and Disarmament Policy, Bilateral Relations to USA, Canada, Northern, Western and Southern Europe and Turkey, Federal Chancellery, Federal Republic of Germany, Berlin

Beerli, Christine

Vice President, International Committee of the Red Cross, Geneva

Beier, Dr. Christoph

Chief Operating Officer, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit GmbH, Bonn

Berdesinski, Andrea

Advisor, Federal Foreign Office, Federal Republic of Germany, Berlin; Munich Young Leader 2012

Berls, Robert

Director, Nuclear Threat Initiative; Senior Advisor, Nuclear Materials Security Program, Moscow

Berti, Dr. Benedetta

Fellow, Institute for National Security Studies; Lecturer, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv; Munich Young Leader 2013

Bittner, Jan

Political Counselor, Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany to the Arab Republic of Egypt, Cairo; Munich Young Leader 2009

Bizilj, Jaka

Founder and Chairman, Cinema for Peace Foundation, Berlin

Bogerts, Lisa Katharina

Observer, "Münchner Sicherheitskonferenz verändern" e.V., Munich

Bohnen, Dr. Johannes

Founder and Board Member, Atlantic Initiative e.V., Berlin

Böhnke, Olaf

Head of the Berlin Office, European Council on Foreign Relations, Berlin; Munich Young Leader 2010

Braatz, Dr. Kurt

Vice President Strategy and Corporate Communications, Krauss-Maffei Wegmann, Munich

Brocks-Steidl, Hanna

Observer, "Münchner Sicherheitskonferenz verändern" e.V., Munich

Brüggmann, Mathias

International Correspondent, Handelsblatt, Düsseldorf

Bühler, Erhard

Major General, Commander, NATO Joint Warfare Centre, Stavanger

Burlinova, Dr. Natalia

Program Director, The Gorchakov Public Diplomacy Fund, Moskow; Munich Young Leader 2012

Butler, William Scott

Captain, Commandant, NATO School, Oberammergau

Carlsson, Staffan

Ambassador of the Kingdom of Sweden to the Federal Republic of Germany, Berlin

Cartwright, James

Chairman in Defense Policy Studies, Center for Strategic and International Studies, Washington, D.C.

Castenfelt, Peter

Chairman, Archipelago Enterprises; Member of the Board, EastWest Institute, Washington, D.C.

Cetin, Hikmet

Former Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Turkey, Ankara

Chanturia, Prof. Dr. Dr. Lado

Former Minister of Justice of Georgia, Tiflis

Ciocoi, Aureliu

Ambassador of the Republic of Moldova to the Federal Republic of Germany, Berlin

Ciuperca, Agnes

Advisor of Parliament and Cabinet Division, Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, Federal Republic of Germany, Berlin; Munich Young Leader 2011

Clement, Rolf

Security Policy Correspondent, Deutschlandfunk, Bonn

Clemons, Steve

Editor-at-Large, The Atlantic; Editor-in-Chief, AtlanticLive, Washington, D.C.

Comănescu, Dr. Lazăr

Ambassador of Romania to the Federal Republic of Germany, Berlin

Comeau, Maia

Director, The Richard G. Lugar Institute for Diplomacy and Congress, Washington, D.C.

Czukor, Dr. József

Ambassador of Hungary to the Federal Republic of Germany, Berlin

van Daalen, Monique T.G.

Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to the Federal Republic of Germany, Berlin

Daibes, Dr. Khulood

Ambassador of the Palestinian Mission to the Federal Republic of Germany, Berlin

Djuric, Marko

Foreign Policy Advisor to the President, Republic of Serbia, Belgrade; Munich Young Leader 2013

Dodin, Reema B.

Floor Director to the Assistant Majority Leader, Senator Richard Durbin, Washington, D.C.; Munich Young Leader 2012

Dotzler, Helmut

Colonel, Commander, Territorial Command Bavaria, Federal Armed Forces, Federal Republic of Germany, Munich

Dowd, Aaron Thomas

Principal, Transatlantic Holdings, Washington, D.C.; Munich Young Leader 2013

Erdemir, Dr. Aykan

Member of the Turkish Grand National Assembly, Member of the EU-Turkey Joint Parliamentary Committee, Ankara; Munich Young Leader 2013

Erlanger, Steven

Bureau Chief, The New York Times, London

Espinosa Cantellano, Patricia

Ambassador of the United Mexican States to the Federal Republic of Germany, Berlin

Flügger, Michael

Head, Department of Foreign Relations, Security Policy and Global Questions, Federal Chancellery, Federal Republic of Germany, Berlin

Freuding, Dr. Beate

Partner, BEYOND Strategic Consulting, Berlin; Munich Young Leader 2010

Freuding, Dr. Christian

Chief of Staff’s Office, Federal Ministry of Defence, Federal Republic of Germany, Berlin; Munich Young Leader 2011

Frydman, Roman

Founding Editor and Director, Project Syndicate, New York, NY

Fuchs, Marco R.

Chief Executive Officer, OHB AG, Bremen

Gabuev, Alexander

Deputy Editor-in-Chief, Kommersant, Moscow; Munich Young Leader 2011

García-Berdoy, Pablo

Ambassador of the Kingdom of Spain to the Federal Republic of Germany, Berlin

Gartzke, Dr. Ulf

Managing Partner and Founder, Spitzberg Partners LLC, New York, NY

Gebauer, Matthias

Chief Correspondent, Spiegel Online, Berlin; Munich Young Leader 2012

Geerts, Wim

Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to Canada, Ottawa

Gervais-Vidricaire, Marie

Ambassador of Canada to the Federal Republic of Germany, Berlin

Freiherr von Geyr, Dr. Géza Andreas

Vice President, Foreign Intelligence Service, Federal Republic of Germany, Berlin

Gigiadze, Gigi

Chargé d´Affaires, Embassy of Georgia to the Federal Republic of Germany, Berlin

von Goetze, Dr. Clemens

Ambassador; Director General for Africa, Asia, Latin America, Near and Middle East, Federal Foreign Office, Berlin

Gokhale, Vijay

Ambassador of the Republic of India to the Federal Republic of Germany, Berlin

Gourdault-Montagne, Maurice

Ambassador of the French Republic to the Federal Republic of Germany, Berlin

Groth, Sebastian

Technical Advisor for Diplomatic Affairs and French-German Relations, Cabinet of the Prime Minister, French Republic, Paris; Munich Young Leader 2010

Guldimann, Tim

Ambassador of the Swiss Confederation to the Federal Republic of Germany, Berlin

Gulla, David

Vice President, Raytheon Company, Woburn, MA

Gutierrez, Julio A.

United States Forces Liaison Officer for Bavaria and Saxony, Department of Defense, United States of America, Munich

Gwin, Cathy

Senior Director of Communications, Nuclear Threat Initiative, Washington, D.C.

Haberkamm, Thomas

Head of Public Affairs, Linde AG, Berlin

Hadas-Handelsman, Yakov

Ambassador of the State of Israel to the Federal Republic of Germany, Berlin

Hanefeld, Jens

Head of International Politics, Government Relations Department, Volkswagen AG, Wolfsburg

Heiden, Maximilian

Owner, Royal Bavarian Court Goldsmith, Munich

Homberg, Thomas

Managing Director, MBDA Germany GmbH, Schrobenhausen

Husi, Glori

Director of Cabinet of the Chairman, Democratic Party of Albania, Tirana; Munich Young Leader 2009

Ibrahimi, Valter

Ambassador of the Republic of Albania to the Federal Republic of Germany, Berlin

Ismailzade, Fariz

Vice Rector of the Azerbaijan Diplomatic Academy, Republic of Azerbaijan, Baku; Munich Young Leader 2010

Jai S. Sohan

Ambassador of the Republic of Singapore to the Federal Republic of Germany, Berlin

Jindràk, Dr. Rudolf

Ambassador of the Czech Republic to the Federal Republic of Germany, Berlin

Jöbstl, Hannes

MSC Junior Ambassador 2014 and Ulrich Weisser Fellow, University of Graz, Graz

John, Dieter

Executive Vice President Corporate Development, Airbus Group, Blagnac

Joličić-Kuliš, Vera

Ambassador of Montenegro to the Federal Republic of Germany, Berlin

Jungen, Peter

Chairman, Project Syndicate, New York, NY

Kabashi-Ramaj, Besa

Senior Advisor to MKSF and Coordinator of the IMCG for the Strategic Security Sector Review of the Republic of Kosovo, Pristina; Munich Young Leader 2012

Kandelaki, Georgi

Member of Parliament, Deputy Chairman of the European Integration Committee, Georgia, Tbilisi; Munich Young Leader 2012

Kane, Angela

High Representative for Disarmament Affairs, United Nations, New York, NY

Karslioğlu, Hüseyin Avni

Ambassador of the Republic of Turkey to the Federal Republic of Germany, Berlin

Kempin, Dr. Ronja

Head of EU External Relations Division, German Institute for International and Security Affairs, Berlin; Munich Young Leader 2012

Khalaf, Roula

Foreign Editor, The Financial Times, London

Khlopkov, Anton Viktorovych

Director, Center for Energy and Security Studies, Moscow; Munich Young
Leader 2010

Kiessler, Dr. Richard

Freelance Publicist and Consultant for Public Affairs, Berlin

Klimkin, Pavlo

Ambassador of Ukraine to the Federal Republic of Germany, Berlin

Köhler, Dr. Michael

Director for the Neighbourhood, European Commission, Brussels

Köhler, Tom

Chief Executive Officer, Infociety, Munich

Koops, Prof. Dr. Joachim

Professor, Vesalius College, Free University of Brussels; Director, Global Governance Institute, Brussels

Kroeber-Riel, Dr. Annette

Director of Policy and Government Relations, Google Germany, Berlin

Kuok, Dr. Lynn Chern Shih

Postdoctoral Fellow, Harvard Kennedy School of Government, Cambridge, MA; Munich Young Leader 2013

Kuzma, Elita

Ambassador of the Republic of Latvia to the Federal Republic of Germany, Berlin

Kwideer, Senussi A.Y.

Ambassador of Libya to the Federal Republic of Germany, Berlin

Leeb, Dr. Thomas

Head of the Munich Office and Senior Manager, BMW Foundation Herbert Quandt, Munich

Lefkin, Peter

Senior Vice President of Government and External Affairs, Allianz North America Corporation, Washington, D.C.

Leitgen, René

Colonel, Head of Defence and Arms Policy, Federal Ministry of Defence, Federal Republic of Germany, Berlin

Liik, Kadri

Head of Programme and Senior Fellow, European Council on Foreign Relations, London; Munich Young Leader 2009

Linz, Dr. Oliver

Advisor for Security Policy and the Federal Armed Forces, Federal Chancellery, Federal Republic of Germany, Berlin; Munich Young Leader 2013

Limbourg, Peter

Intendant, Deutsche Welle, Bonn

Luostarinen, Päivi Maria

Ambassador of the Republic of Finland to the Federal Republic of Germany, Berlin

Mahr, Dr. Horst

Chairman, Foreign Affairs Association, Munich

Mair, Dr. Stefan

Member of the Executive Board of the General Directorate, Federation of German Industries, Berlin

Mansour, Kholoud

Visiting Researcher, Centre for Middle Eastern Studies, Lund University, Lund; Munich Young Leader 2013

Margański, Jerzy

Ambassador of the Republic of Poland to the Federal Republic of Germany, Berlin

Marko, Marta Kos

Ambassador of the Republic of Slovenia to the Federal Republic of Germany, Berlin

von Marschall, Dr. Christoph

United States Correspondent, Der Tagesspiegel, Washington, D.C.

Massarat, Prof. Dr. Mohssen

Member of the Research Advisory Council, Attac Germany, Frankfurt

Matulionis, Deividas

Ambassador of the Republic of Lithuania to the Federal Republic of Germany, Berlin

McDonald, Simon

Ambassador of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland to the Federal Republic of Germany, Berlin

Menzione, Elio

Ambassador of the Italian Republic to the Federal Republic of Germany, Berlin

Merritt, Giles

Director, Security and Defence Agenda, Brussels

Meshkov, Alexey

Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Russian Federation, Moscow

Mišić, Miodrag

Chargé d´Affaires, Embassy of the Republic of Serbia to the Federal Republic of Germany, Berlin

Mittmeyer, Marcus

Head of Division for Affairs of the Armed Forces, Bavarian State Chancellery, Munich

Moeller, William E.

Consul General of the United States of America to the Federal Republic of Germany, Munich

Montag, Carsten

Deputy Managing Director, Forum Ziviler Friedensdienst e.V., Cologne

Moon, Patrick S.

Civilian Deputy and Political Advisor to the Commander and Foreign Policy Advisor, U.S. European Command, Stuttgart

Mutiu, Leyla

MSC Junior Ambassador 2014 and Ulrich Weisser Fellow, SciencesPo, Paris

Naidenov, Radi

Ambassador of the Republic of Bulgaria to the Federal Republic of Germany, Berlin

Nakane, Takeshi

Ambassador of Japan to the Federal Republic of Germany, Berlin

Neutze, Jan

Director of Cybersecurity Policy EMEA, Microsoft, Redmond, WA

Nkulikiyinka, Christine

Ambassador of the Republic of Rwanda to the Federal Republic of Germany, Berlin

Olex-Szczytowski, Maciej

Head of Business Development, BAE Systems Poland, London

Onzhanov, Dr. Nurlan

Ambassador of the Republic of Kazakhstan to the Federal Republic of Germany, Berlin

Osmolovskaya, Yulia

Coordinator on International Integration and Cooperation, Economic Reforms Coordination Centre, Kiev; Munich Young Leader 2009

Ostermann, Christian

Director, Global Europe Program, Wilson Center, Washington, D.C.

Otto, Ann-Kristin

Desk Office International Security Policy/Bilateral Relations, Ministry of Defence, Federal Republic of Germany, Berlin; Munich Young Leader 2013

Otunbaev, Dr. Bolot

Ambassador of the the Kyrgyz Republic to the Federal Republic of Germany, Berlin

Paris, Jonathan S.

Senior Fellow, South Asia Center at the Atlantic Council, London

Pashchenko, Denys

Head of International Affairs Department, National Commission for the State Regulation of Communications and Information, Ukraine, Kiev; Munich Young Leader 2012

Pavel, Barry

Vice President and Director, Brent Scowcroft Center on International Security at the Atlantic Council, Washington, D.C.

Pernhorst, Dr. Christian

Counselor, Permanent Representation of the Federal Republic of Germany to NATO, Brussels; Munich Young Leader 2011

Philippe, Dr. Hartmut

Consultant for Foreign, Security and European Affairs, CDU/CSU Parliamentary Group, Berlin; Munich Young Leader 2010

Poulsen-Hansen, Per

Ambassador of the Kingdom of Denmark to the Federal Republic of Germany, Berlin

Preusche, Pamela

Advisor, Federal Foreign Office, Berlin; Munich Young Leader 2009

Pukhov, Ruslan

Director, Centre for Analysis of Strategies and Technologies, Moscow; Munich Young Leader 2013

Pyman, Dr. Mark

Programme Director, Transparency International Defence and Security Programme, London

Rada, Dr. Peter

President, Corvinus Society for Foreign Affairs and Culture, Budapest; Munich Young Leader 2013

Ratković, Jovan

Advisor to the President of the Democratic Party, Republic of Serbia, Belgrade; Munich Young Leader 2010

Reinhardt, Alexander

Head of Public Affairs Germany, Airbus Group, Leiden

Freiherr von Richthofen, Dr. Hermann

Senior Advisor, Barclays Capital, Berlin

Rinke, Dr. Andreas

Chief Political Correspondent, Thomson Reuters, Berlin

Rocen, Milan

Former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Montenegro, Podgorica

Rocholl, Prof. Jörg

President, ESMT European School of Management and Technology, Berlin

Rogall, Prof. Dr. Joachim

Managing Director, Robert Bosch Foundation, Bonn

Rühle, Joachim

Vice Admiral; Director of Planning, Federal Ministry of Defence of the Federal Republic of Germany, Berlin

Safaryan, Styopa

Head of the Opposition Heritage Parliamentary Faction, National Assembly of the Republic of Armenia, Yerevan; Munich Young Leader 2011

Santer, Georges

Ambassador of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg to the Federal Republic of Germany, Berlin

Scaruppe, Peter

Director of Acquisition, NATO Communication and Information Agency, Brussels

Schaake, Marietje

Member of the European Parliament, ALDE Parliamentary Group, Brussels; Munich Young Leader 2013

Schattenmann, Michael Johannes

Vice President, Head of Public Affairs Germany, Airbus Operations, Berlin; Munich Young Leader 2013

Scheide, Dr. Ralph

Ambassador of the Republic of Austria to the Federal Republic of Germany, Berlin

Scherf, Gundbert

Project Manager, McKinsey & Company, Berlin

Schulz, Jürgen

Director for Security Policy, Federal Foreign Office, Federal Republic of Germany, Berlin

Schulze Zumkley, Dr. Georg

Counselor, Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany to the People`s Republic of China, Beijing; Munich Young Leader 2012

Schwegmann, Dr. Christoph

Advisor to the Chief of Defence, Federal Ministry of Defence, Federal Republic of Germany, Berlin; Munich Young Leader 2009

Freiin von Seherr-Thoß, Dr. Benedikta

Advisor Department 2, Transatlantic Security Policy, NATO, USA, Planning Staff, Federal Ministry of Defence, Federal Republic of Germany, Berlin; Munich Young Leader 2010

Serchuk, Vance

Executive Director, KKR Global Institute, Washington, D.C.

Seybold, Dr. Wolfgang

Lawyer, Dr. Seybold and Colleagues, Munich

Shahbazov, Parviz

Ambassador of the Republic of Azerbaijan to the Federal Republic of Germany, Berlin

Shi Mingde

Ambassador of the People`s Republic of China to the Federal Republic of Germany, Berlin

Skiba, Alexander

Deputy Head, Division 22 (Africa, Asia, Australia, Development), Office of the Federal President, Federal Republic of Germany, Berlin; Munich Young Leader 2013

Sloat, Dr. Amanda

Senior Advisor at the Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs, Department of State, United States of America, Washington, D.C.; Munich Young Leader 2010

Slobodnik, Igor

Ambassador of the Slovak Republic to the Federal Republic of Germany, Berlin

Sørensen, Eirik Kvalvik

MSC Junior Ambassador 2014 and Ulrich Weisser Fellow, University of Cambridge, Cambridge

Graf von Sponeck, Hans-Christoph

Member of the Honorary Board of Trustees, International Munich Peace Conference, Munich

Spörl, Gerhard

Journalist, Der Spiegel, Hamburg

Stier, Norbert

Major General, Vice President for Military Affairs, Foreign Intelligence Service, Federal Republic of Germany, Berlin

Stofile, Dr. Makhenkesi

Ambassador of the Republic of South Africa to the Federal Republic of Germany, Berlin

String, Marik

Non-Resident Senior Fellow, The Atlantic Council, Washington, D.C.; Munich Young Leader 2013

Suhrke, Sascha

Program Director Governance, Zeit-Stiftung, Hamburg

Svedman, Sven Erik

Ambassador of the Kingdom of Norway to the Federal Republic of Germany, Berlin

Swelam, Ashraf

Director, Cairo Center for Conflict Resolution and Peacebuilding in Africa; Guest Lecturer, American University, Cairo; Munich Young Leader 2012

Tael, Dr. Kaja

Ambassador of the Republic of Estonia to the Federal Republic of Germany, Berlin

Teltschik, Richard A.

Director of the Washington Office, Hanns Seidel Foundation, Washington, D.C.

Tkeshelashvili, Eka

President, Georgian Institute for Strategic Studies; former Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Georgia, Tbilisi; Munich Young Leader 2013

Tocci, Dr. Nathalie

Senior Fellow, Istituto Affari Internazionali, Rome

Freiherr von Ungern-Sternberg, Michael

Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to the Islamic Republic of Iran, Tehran

Utevska-Gligorovska, Kornelija

Ambassador of the Republic of Macedonia to the Federal Republic of Germany, Berlin

Verhagen, Maxime

Former Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, The Hague

Vilović, Ranko

Ambassador of the Republic of Croatia to the Federal Republic of Germany, Berlin

Wieck, Jasper

Head of Division for Principle Questions of Defence and Security Policy, Federal Foreign Office, Federal Republic of Germany, Berlin

Williams, Steve

Regional Vice President for Europe, Lockheed Martin Global, Bethesda, MD

Wüstner, André

Federal Chairman, German Armed Forces Association, Berlin

Xhakaliu, Skender

Ambassador of the Republic of Kosovo to the Federal Republic of Germany, Berlin