Erik Brattberg is director of the Europe Program and a fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace in Washington. He is an expert on European politics and security and transatlantic relations.
He joined Carnegie from the McCain Institute for International Leadership at Arizona State University, where he was the director for special projects and a senior fellow. Brattberg was previously the 2014 Ron Asmus Policy Entrepreneur Fellow at the German Marshall Fund, a senior fellow at the Atlantic Council, adjunct senior fellow at Center for a New American Security, visiting Fulbright fellow at Center for Transatlantic Relations at Johns Hopkins SAIS, visiting fellow at the European Policy Centre in Brussels, consulting researcher at SIPRI and European Council on Foreign Relations, and a research associate at the Swedish Institute of International Affairs. He also has work experience from the Folke Bernadotte Academy and Permanent Mission of Sweden to the United Nations in New York.
His numerous articles and commentary have appeared in the Washington Post, Financial Times, Foreign Policy, Politico, Atlantic Monthly, the National Interest, the American Interest, Jane’s Defence Weekly, and Berlin Policy Journal. He is a frequent expert commentator to major news outlets, including Al Jazeera, BBC, Bloomberg, CNBC, Deutsche Welle, France 24, ABC News, NBC News, and Voice of America. His research has been published in peer-reviewed journals and by institutions such as Johns Hopkins SAIS, the Center for Strategic and International Studies, the German Council on Foreign Relations, and the European Policy Centre. He frequently lectures at universities and think tanks and has testified before the European Parliament’s Committee on Foreign Affairs.
He is a board member of the Washington European Society and the Swedish Atlantic Council, a member of the International Institute for Strategic Studies, and an alumnus of several young leader programs on both sides of the Atlantic. He also serves as an adviser to Spitzberg Partners and Oxford Analytica on European and geopolitical issues.