Experts & Staff

Folke Pfister

ECFR Alumni · Senior Director, Finance and Operations


Folke Pfister was the senior director of finance & operations at the European Council on Foreign Relations.

For nearly a decade prior to joining ECFR in late 2017, Pfister worked as a commercial director/finance director, mostly in the manufacturing and IT industries. Before that, he carried out finance, controlling and accounting functions for various industrial enterprises in Germany, the US, and South Africa. Pfister started his career in external auditing, is certified as an internal auditor, and holds two degrees in Business Studies.