Björn Sackniess, Director at Dentons Global Advisors (DGA) Interel, advises clients in the fields of association management, energy, transportation & mobility, and labor policy. He holds additional expertise in information and communications technology (ICT) and infrastructure.
Björn joined DGA Interel 2014 with a broad portfolio of previous experience in international public policy. He worked for a German public affairs consultancy in Berlin, for the German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP), and for the foreign policy journal Internationale Politik. On behalf of the Forsa Institute, Björn conducted several surveys on political issues. He also worked as an editor for the leading TV news channel in Ecuador, called Ecuavisa, and for the political knowledge platform außenpolitik.net. Björn continues to be involved at the Think Tank Atlantic Initiative.
Björn studied Political Science, Public/Administrative/EU/International Law and Medieval and Modern History at the University of Kiel and at the University of Cantabria, Spain, before graduating with honors in Kiel (Master of Arts).
He speaks German, English, Spanish, and some French.