Monday, April 11, 2022

Atlantic Council Scholar Leaving to Become CEO of Atlantik-Brücke

Here is more from an Atlantik-Brücke press release:

Julia Friedlander, 37, will take over as CEO of Atlantik-Brücke on June 1, 2022. Friedlander is currently C. Boyden Gray Senior Fellow and Director of the Economic Statecraft Initiative at the Atlantic Council in Washington, D.C. She is an expert on transatlantic economic relations, EU economic policy, and financial regulation and sanctions. Previously, Julia Friedlander served as an advisor at the U.S. Treasury Department and the White House, among other positions. Julia is a native New Yorker who studied at Princeton and Johns Hopkins University. She lived in Germany for two years on a DAAD scholarship. Julia Friedlander takes over the position from Dr. David Deißner, who has led Atlantik-Brücke’s operations since 2017. Deißner is leaving Atlantik-Brücke to pursue a new role in the business community.


Atlantik-Brücke is currently headquartered in Berlin, Germany.

The news comes as Dr. Michael Green, a scholar at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), was recently tapped to become CEO of the University of Sydney's United States Studies Centre (USSC).