About the Transatlantic Strategy Group: 

Co-Chairs 

  • Nicholas Burns, Goodman Family Professor of the Practice of Diplomacy and International Relations at Harvard Kennedy School (HKS); Former Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs (2005-2008); Former U.S. Ambassador to NATO (2001-2005); Former U.S. Ambassador to Greece (1997-2000) 
  • Daniela Schwarzer, Director of the German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP)  

Research Director 

  • Torrey Taussig, Research Director in the Project on Europe and the Transatlantic Relationship at Harvard Kennedy School and Non-Resident Fellow at the Brookings Institution 

Strategy Group Members 

  • Sophia Becker, Research Fellow for U.S. Security and Defense Policy at the German Council on Foreign Relations  
  • Josef Braml, Head of the USA/Transatlantic Relations Program at the German Council on Foreign Relations 
  • Cathryn Clüver Ashbrook, Executive Director of the Future of Diplomacy Project and the Project on Europe and the Transatlantic Relationship at Harvard Kennedy School 
  • Anthony Gardner, Senior Advisor at the Brunswick Group; Former U.S. Ambassador to the European Union (2014-2017) 
  • Thomas Gomart, Director of the French Institute of International Relations   
  • Christian Mölling, Director of Research of the German Council on Foreign Relations   
  • Robin Niblett, Director and Chief Executive of Chatham House 
  • Victoria Nuland, Senior Counselor at the Albright Stonebridge Group; Non-Resident Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution; Non-Resident Senior Fellow at Harvard Kennedy School; Former Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs (2013-2017); Former U.S. Ambassador to NATO (2005-2008) 
  • Kristi Raik, Director of the Estonian Foreign Policy Institute at the International Centre for Defence and Security; Adjunct Professor at the University of Turku 
  • David Sanger, Adjunct Lecturer in Public Policy at Harvard Kennedy School and Senior Fellow in the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs; National Security Correspondent at The New York Times 
  • Amanda Sloat, Robert Bosch Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution and Non-Resident Fellow in the Project on Europe and the Transatlantic Relationship at Harvard Kennedy School; Former Deputy Assistant Secretary for Southern Europe and Eastern Mediterranean Affairs (2013-2016) 
  • Constanze Stelzenmüller, Senior Fellow, Center on the United States and Europe at the Brookings Institution 
  • Nathalie TocciDirector of the Istituto Affari Internazionali and Honorary Professor at the University of Tübingen; Former Special Advisor to HRVP Federica Mogherini (2015-2019)