Global Public Policy Institute
Mirko Hohmann is a Mercator Fellow on International Affairs, focusing on the intersection of technology policy and global security. He also is a non-resident fellow with the Global Public Policy Institute (GPPi), a think tank based in Berlin, where he previously helped establish and led the institute’s work on data and technology politics. Mr. Hohmann was an adjunct faculty member at the Hertie School of Governance and a visiting fellow at the German Marshall Fund and AICGS in March 2018. Before joining GPPi in 2014, he interned with the institute as well as with the German Bundestag and the Boston Consulting Group. His commentary has appeared in Foreign Affairs, Politico Europe, Handelsblatt, Neue Zürcher Zeitung, and Lawfare, among others. Mr. Hohmann holds a master’s degree in public policy from the Hertie School of Governance and a bachelor’s degree in international affairs from the University of St. Gallen; he studied abroad in Austin and Dunedin.
AICGS is pleased to welcome Mirko Hohmann as an AICGS/GMF Fellow with the American-German Situation Room in Washington, DC, in March 2018.
Mr. Hohmann is a project manager at the Global Public Policy Institute (GPPi) in Berlin. His research interests lie at the intersection of technology and policymaking as well as global security. He leads GPPi’s work on data and technology politics, including the Transatlantic Digital Debates program.
Before joining GPPi full-time as a research associate, Mr. Hohmann was an intern and later a research assistant at the institute. His work experience also includes internships with the German Bundestag and the Boston Consulting Group. Before taking up his studies, Mr. Hohmann worked with Vamos Juntos, an NGO in Bolivia, where he supported shoe shiners in their daily work on the streets of La Paz. He is a member of D64 – Center for Digital Progress, a non-profit think tank that aims to foster public debate on the societal and political impact of digitization. In the fall of 2016, he was an adjunct faculty member at the Hertie School of Governance in Berlin, where he taught on the role of non-Western powers in shaping global norms and institutions. His commentary has appeared in Foreign Affairs, Politico Europe, Der Tagesspiegel, Handelsblatt, Neue Zürcher Zeitung, and Lawfare, among others.