Christoph Mayer

German Bundestag

Programs: Society, Culture & PoliticsRegions: Germany, United StatesCategory: Analysis

Christoph Mayer is currently working as a policy advisor to a member of the German parliament. Topics he has worked on include data governance, transatlantic relations, and the intersection between digitalization and democracy. He previously worked as a research fellow in the Technology and Global Affairs Program at the German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP) and as a project manager at Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung.

With a Master’s degree in war and conflict studies from the University of Potsdam and the Universidad Autónoma in Madrid, his academic journey included working visits to the German Embassy in Washington D.C. and the Foreign Office headquarters in Berlin, along with a year abroad at National Chengchi University in Taiwan. His analytical approach to current political developments is marked by his advocacy for critical, class-conscious, and intersectional perspectives. He strives to forge inclusive spaces that foster active solidarity among marginalized groups, with a vision of shaping a (digital and analog) future that is more equitable for all.

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