Julia Friedlander named as Atlantik-Brücke’s new CEO
Julia Friedlander, 37, will take over as CEO of Atlantik-Brücke on June 1, 2022. Friedlander is currently C. Boyden Gray Senior Fellow and Director of the Economic Statecraft Initiative at the Atlantic Council in Washington, D.C. She is an expert on transatlantic economic relations, EU economic policy, and financial regulation and sanctions. Previously, Julia Friedlander served as an advisor at the U.S. Treasury Department and the White House, among other positions. Julia is a native New Yorker who studied at Princeton and Johns Hopkins University. She lived in Germany for two years on a DAAD scholarship. Julia Friedlander takes over the position from Dr. David Deißner, who has led Atlantik-Brücke’s operations since 2017. Deißner is leaving Atlantik-Brücke to pursue a new role in the business community.