Maximilian Römer specialised in digitalisation, sustainability and foreign policy during his studies at the Hertie School. Prior to his time in Berlin, he completed a Bachelor of Arts in International Studies at Leiden University in The Hague and also received a Master of Law from Peking University in Beijing, where he was a Yenching Scholar. His professional experience includes working at the German Embassy in Washington DC, Joschka Fischer & Company, as well as at Accenture in Germany, where he contributed to projects on the digitalisation of the public sector. Furthermore, he co-founded a geopolitical consulting and media firm in China - Belt and Road Advisory. In the future, Max hopes to continue his work at the intersection of the public and private sector, as well as on relations between the European Union and China.
Master's thesis title
A comparative study of social media governance in the era of ‘fake news’