J E S S I C A B E R L I N
Political Analyst | Strategy Advisor | News Commentator
Jessica Berlin is a geopolitical expert and a commentator at Deutsche Welle News. Her career has spanned 15 years working with government agencies, civil society, and the private sector in Africa, Asia, Europe, the Middle East, and North America. She specializes in security policy, transatlantic affairs, sustainable business and technology, and aid industry reform.
Berlin is the founder of Berlin-based strategy consultancy CoStruct, Vice Chairman of the Board at pan-African fintech company :brij, an Advisory Board Member at pan-European think tank Europa Nova, a BMW Foundation Futurity Fellow, and a Global Governance Fellow of the Robert Bosch Foundation. She is a frequent speaker and moderator at international business and policy events, and her TEDx on the transatlantic democratic crisis has been described as "one of the most powerful and inspiring TED talks." Berlin holds an MSc in Political Economy of Emerging Markets from King's College London, a BA in International Relations from Tufts University, and speaks five languages.
Putin wages war in Ukraine
Germany's role in the
The new German government is
TEDx talk on the transatlantic democratic crisis
The legacy of 20 years of war in Afghanistan
Rising tensions between the US & China
The Atlanta shootings & racism in America
The fall of Kabul & return of the Taliban
$1.9T American Rescue Plan passed by Congress
"From working with villagers in Afghanistan and Rwanda to startups in Germany, Kenya, and Myanmar; to climate NGOs and the Obama Pentagon; to Chinese expansion in Africa and EU engagement in Iran, Berlin's global experience and perspective encompass the issues of our time."