Christoph Abels is a Doctoral Student at the Hertie School of Governance in Berlin. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from the University of Hagen and a Master of Public Policy from the Hertie School.
Christoph's professional experience spans from positions at various Berlin start-ups to consultancy work, having worked at Rocket Internet, Ketchum Pleon and Hering Schuppener. Christoph is currently employed as a research associate at the Hertie School and leads the digitalisation and cybersecurity research programme for Polis180, a Berlin-based think tank.
In his doctoral thesis, he investigates the fake news phenomenon.