Manuel Frederik Holtmann

Manuel joined the Emerging Market Sustainability Dialogues (EMSD) program as an Advisor in November 2018.

Previously, Manuel was seconded to the office of Federal President Horst Koehler. In this function, he was advising on mainstreaming the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, on Chinese Politics as well as on German-African relations.

Manuel studied International Affairs, Economics and Philosophy at the University of York (B.A.), Peking University (LL.M.) and the London School of Economics and Political Science (M.Sc.). He was editor-in-chief of VOX journal for Politics, Philosophy and Economics at York in 2013-14. Manuel interned with the Global Public Policy Institute’s (GGPi) Global Norms and Rising Powers Team in 2013 and worked at Cognoscere Consulting as a pro-bono consultant for Save the Children UK in 2015-16.