As an independent political analyst and consultant, Andreas Beckmann serves as a Senior Advisor at Interel Group. Andreas specializes in financial regulatory issues, particularly in the manifold aspects of the Eurozone sovereign and bank indebtedness crisis. His expertise further reaches into defense and security issues on domestic and international levels – including IT security – and the German real estate market.
Andreas boasts a portfolio of work experience spanning over 30 years. He served two years as officer cadet in the military and worked more than 14 years in the academic field as a research and teaching assistant in applied political science. Furthermore, Andreas has a solid record of engagement in German party politics, including several years in party and public offices. In 2006, he began working as a political consultant.
Andreas studied Political Science and Public, Administrative, EU, International Law. He has a supplemental degree in English. He completed his studies with honors at Kiel University (CAU) and PennState University, where he also worked as a grading assistant. While continuing to work as a political scientist in Kiel, Andreas served give months in the EU Commission, and worked in the campaign headquarters of a major German political party.