OLAF DEUSSEN

Career Advisor

>>> Masters of Arts in Euro-Mediterranean studies from Reading University, Bachelors of Arts in European Management from Bamberg University and Strasbourg Management School.


in Short

Olaf has 10 years experience working in and around the European institutions in Brussels, focusing on political consultancy, marketing project management and European foreign policy. Olaf’s previous work has included: filming and production of documentary film, an assignment with the Heinrich Böll Foundation in Ramallah/Palestine as Programme Coordinator, and as the Information and Communication Officer for the EU Commission on the Digital Agenda for Europe. Since 2012 he has worked in the European External Action Service as a Policy Analyst and Policy Coordinator conducting political analyses and preparing 'out-of-the-box' ideas for the former Secretary General, Mr Vimont. Currently, Olaf is the Policy Coordinator for climate change diplomacy in the EEAS. Outside of his role with EEAS, in 2007 he co-founded the Brussels based EuroArab Forum to provide a platform for EuroArab exchanges on socio-political topics. He speaks German, English, French and basic Arabic.


Skills

Career advice for working in the European institutions and consultancy, political communication, marketing project management (marketing campaigns, conferences, publications, photography and video production).


References

Gopa-Cartermill consultancy, Anna Lindh Foundation, European Commission, European External Action Service.


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