Experts & Staff

Marlene Riedel

Communications Officer


German, English, Swedish, French (intermediate), reads and understands Danish and Norwegian


Marlene Riedel is the communications officer at the European Council on Foreign Relations, based in the Berlin office. Prior to joining ECFR in September 2019, Riedel worked as a PR consultant at Scholz&Friends in Berlin and in the press department of the Council of the Baltic Sea States (CBSS) Secretariat in Stockholm.

Riedel holds a BA in theatre studies and media and communication studies from the Free University of Berlin, and an MA in European Studies from the European University “Viadrina” in Frankfurt (Oder).

In the media

Marlene Riedel's commentary on Sweden's alternative way of handling the coronavirus crisis in Spanish