Beforehand, he gained in depth experience in EU policy formulation as political and communications advisor to a German MEP and longstanding member of the EP’s Environment and Industry Committees. He worked on a variety of EU policy issues with a special focus on energy, environmental and financial services legislation. Benjamin is a journalist by training, having worked for the Leipziger Volkszeitung before moving to Brussels.
He graduated in journalism from the University of Leipzig and speaks fluent German, English and French.
01 Apr 2012