Core Team

Prof. Dr. Henrik Enderlein

Henrik Enderlein is Director of the Jacques Delors Institute Berlin and President of the Hertie School of Governance.  Henrik Enderlein holds degrees from Sciences Po, Paris, and Columbia University, New York. He prepared his PhD in Political Science at the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies in Cologne. From 2001 – 2003, he worked as … mehr more

Gabriele Brühl

Gabriele Brühl is Centre Manager at the Jacques Delors Institute Berlin. Between 2008 and 2015 she was assistant to Prof. Dr. Henrik Enderlein at the Hertie School of Governance. She has extensive work experience in management assistance and programme coordination. Previously, she worked for Femtec.GmbH, ESCP Europe Berlin, and Messe Berlin among others. Gabriele Brühl … mehr more

Paul-Jasper Dittrich

Paul-Jasper Dittrich is a Policy Fellow at the Jacques Delors Institute Berlin in the research area “Digital Europe”. His research and expertise focuses on European digital policy, the advancement of the Digital Single Market and the structural changes of the public sphere and politics in the EU due to social media. Paul studied Political Science and … mehr more

Lucas Guttenberg

Lucas Guttenberg is Deputy Director of the Jacques Delors Institute Berlin and leads our policy work on European economic policy. His own research focuses mainly on institutional developments in EMU, a matter he had also covered as economist in the European Central Bank’s EU Institutions and Fora Division. Prior to joining JDI, he worked as … mehr more

Aurélie Karadjov

Aurélie Karadjov is a student assistant in communications at the Jacques Delors Institute Berlin. Before she started her Job at the institute, Aurélie worked  for profit- and nonprofit organisations in the cultural field such as the European Biennial for Contemporary Art in Zurich and the Competence Center for Cultural- and Creative Industries in Berlin. Currently … mehr more

Dr. Nicole Koenig

Nicole Koenig is Deputy Director of the Jacques Delors Institute Berlin. She works on current political and institutional challenges of the EU, as well as European foreign and security policy. Previously, she worked for the Trans European Policy Studies Association in Brussels, the Istituto Affari Internazionali in Rome, the Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies in … mehr more

Carolin Koester

Carolin Koester is an administrative assistant at the Jacques Delors Institut – Berlin, providing support with administrative duties, budgetary and personnel requirements. In addition to a commercial training, which she successfully completed at the Federal Chamber of Tax Advisers, she holds a MA in Political Science and a BA in Political and Administrative Sciences and Economics. Before joining the Jacques Delors Institut - Berlin, she worked at the Fraunhofer IPK, where she was in charge of the administrative and academic supervision of an EU-funded project. mehr more

Dr. Valentin Kreilinger

Valentin Kreilinger is a Policy Fellow at the Jacques Delors Institute Berlin. He has written and commented on issues such as Differentiated integration, the European Parliament, National parliaments in the EU and reforming the Economic and Monetary Union. He holds an MSc in Politics and Government in the European Union from the London School of … mehr more

Heidi Marleen Kuhlmann

Heidi Marleen Kuhlmann is Head of Communications at the Jacques Delors Institute Berlin. There she manages the websites, social media accounts, campaigns and events. She previously worked as a press officer for financial topics in the German Bundestag and for DER SPIEGEL. She studied European politics and French-German studies in Bonn and Paris as well as … mehr more

Lucas Rasche

Lucas Rasche is a Policy Fellow at the Jacques Delors Institute Berlin, covering Migration, Foreign and Security Policy. His research focuses on the external dimension of EU migration policy, development cooperation and conflict studies. Previously, he worked as a research assistant at the International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD) in Vienna, where he co-founded … mehr more

Pola Schneemelcher

Pola Schneemelcher is a Policy Fellow at the Jacques Delors Institute Berlin, covering the European Monetary Union, the Single Market, social Europe and digitalisation. Her research focuses on the future of the EU budget and EU tax policy. Previously, she worked as policy advisor to the financial policy spokesman of the Green Party in the … mehr more