Experts & Staff

Almut Möller

ECFR Alumni · Head, ECFR Berlin
Senior Policy Fellow

Areas of expertise

European integration & reform; European foreign and security policy; Germany in Europe


English, French, German


Almut Möller is a senior policy fellow and has been head of the Berlin office of the  European Council on Foreign Relations since October 2015. She has published widely on European affairs, foreign and security policy, and Germany's role in the EU, and is a frequent commentator in the German and international media.

Möller started her career in the think tank world at the Centre for Applied Policy Research at LMU University in Munich and then worked as an independent political analyst in London, focussing on EU-Middle East relations. Before joining ECFR she led the Europe programme at the German Council on Foreign Relations. Research fellowships have taken her to Renmin University of China in Beijing, the Al Ahram Center for Political and Security Studies in Cairo and the American Institute for Contemporary German Studies (AICGS) at Johns Hopkins University in Washington, D.C., where she continues to engage as a non-resident fellow.

Möller is a member of the extended board of Women in International Security ( as well as a member of the Strategic Council of the European Policy Centre (EPC) in Brussels. She is also an experienced conference moderator and facilitator.

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In the media

Die Welt mentions Almut Möller's new appointment as  Hamburg’s EU and Foreign Affairs State Councillor.

The Tagesspiegel mentions Almut Möller's appointment as Hamburg’s EU and Foreign Affairs State Councillor.

Head of the Berlin Office, Almut Möller, in an interview with Süddeutsche Zeitung on what it takes to become a good EU Commissioner.

Head of the Berlin Office, Almut Möller, talks on Deutschlandfunk about Brexit, the American Afghanistan strategy and more.

Almut Möller is quoted by the Irish Times on the position of Germany in the Brexit negotiations.