Thomas Kleine-Brockhoff is a foreign policy expert and think tank manager. As Vice President of the German Marshall Fund of the United States, he has been heading its Berlin office and the Europe Programme since March 2017. Before that, from 2013 to 2017, he was head of the planning and speech staff of Federal President Joachim Gauck in the Office of the Federal President. Before joining the Federal President, Thomas Kleine-Brockhoff lived in Washington D.C. for 12 years. Since 2017 he has worked there for the GMF. As a member of the executive board he was responsible for strategic projects and supervised the globalization programs. Most recently, as Senior Fellow, he built up the GMF project on the political consequences of the European financial crisis. In his first years in Washington D.C., Mr. Kleine-Brockhoff worked as an America correspondent for the weekly newspaper “Die Zeit”. Mr. Kleine-Brockhoff received his university degree from the University of Freiburg and an additional training at Georgetown University.