Sascha Tamm

head of North America/Latin America Unit, Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom; columnist and podcast host, eigentümlich frei Born in 1965, Sascha Tamm studied philosophy, political science and physics in Dresden, Leipzig and Urbana-Champaign. After working as freelance coach, author and ghost-writer he joined Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom (FNF) in 2001. In 2009 he became head of the …

Jutta Lux

retired teacher and personal tutor Jutta Lux was a teacher at “Gymnasium Steglitz” for 25 years and taught German Literature and French. She also set up the student exchange programme with the Lycée Louis Le Grand in Paris. She is now retired and teaches Greek students on a private basis. She regularly attends English courses …

Julian Komaromy

student, Humboldt Universität Julian was born in Budapest but has previously lived in Shanghai and Peking and has been living in Berlin for six years, where he attended high school and completed his Abitur. He is currently studying for his Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Mathematics and Physics at the Humboldt University of Berlin. His …

Kevin Blatz

student, Humboldt Universität Kevin’s life has led him far from his hometown of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. After graduating from Colgate University with a bachelor’s in history, he moved to Austria, where he worked as a teaching assistant selected by the Austrian Fulbright Commission as well as a freelance English teacher for six years. He has lived …

Maximilian Maulwurf

new business lead, GamerLegion GmbH One of three brothers, Maximilian was born in Berlin. His roots are in the Ruhrgebiet, so he feels close to home, but cosmopolitan. Maximilian is a enthusiastic sports fan having come via a love of football to a Sports Management degree and through volleyball to enthusiasm for sporting events. He …

Professor Dr Oleg Dik

professor, Urban Sociology and Theology, Tabor Protestant University; lecturer, Sociology of Religion, Humboldt University Oleg grew up in the Soviet Union but moved to Germany when he was 10 years old. He lived for several years in both Lebanon and the USA, having studied Theology, Sociology and Comparative Religions in both Germany and Lebanon. In …

Anna Keenan

undergraduate student, Free Speech Champion Anna is a second-year student at the University of Glasgow, completing a History of Art and English Literature undergraduate degree. She has worked as an English tutor for over 2 years, having spent 2020 working in secondary schools in her hometown of Nottingham before moving onto private tuition in Glasgow. …

Peymana Assad

councillor, community organiser and cabinet member Councillor Peymana Assad is a first-generation Londoner and community organiser representing Roxeth, South Harrow on the London Borough of Harrow Council. She came to the UK as a child refugee and upon her election in 2018 became the first person of Afghan origin elected to any public office in the UK. Currently she serves as …

Susie Hawkes

lecturer and PhD student Susie is a lecturer at the University of Wolverhampton teaching social work. She is a qualified social worker registered with Social Work England. She practised in the field of children and families, primarily in the field of child protection, for 21 years until May 2020 when she became a full-time academic. …

Sally Taplin

business consultant Sally Taplin is a business consultant, working with clients on their growth strategy and delivery, with a particular interest in customer proposition innovation and organisational change.  Sally is also a visiting lecturer at Bayes Business School (formerly CASS Business School) on the MBA programme, looking at what kind of economic recovery we want …