Andreas Beckmann is Senior Advisor at Interel.
He is an independent political analyst and consultant based in Berlin and Brussels. His main areas of expertise include financial regulation issues – particularly the manifold aspects of the Eurozone sovereign and bank overindebtedness crisis, defense and security issues on a domestic and international level – including IT security, and the German residential real estate market.
Andreas wields some combined 30 years of working experience. He served two years as officer cadet in the military and worked more than 14 years in the academic field as research and teaching assistant in the area of applied political science. Moreover, Andreas has a long record of being engaged in German party politics including several years in party and public offices. Since 2006, he has been working as political consultant.
Andreas studied Political Science, Public/Administrative/EU/International Law, and English, at Kiel University (CAU) and PennState University (where he also worked as grading assistant) before graduating with honors in Kiel. While continuing to work as a political scientist in Kiel, Andreas also served five months in the EU Commission, and worked in the campaign headquarters of a major German political party.