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First name
Magnus
 Obermann

Position
Associate
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Magnus advises clients on EU policies towards Russia and Ukraine, covering related political and business developments and analysing geopolitical dynamics between Russia and the rest of the world.

Magnus is an Associate in the CEE, Russia and Eurasia practice. Magnus has experience working in the European External Action Service (EEAS) in Brussels and the German embassy in Moscow. He holds a Double MSc in International Affairs from Peking University in Beijing and the London School of Economics (LSE).

At GC, Magnus covers Russia-related political and business developments and advises clients on EU policies towards Russia and Ukraine. He also provides analysis of the changing geopolitics of Russia-China relations and related business links, as well as German foreign and trade policy.

Recent examples of his work include:

  • Assessing effects and anticipated next steps of political events and economic developments in the CEE, Russia and Eurasia region for a US industry consortium.
  • Supporting a UK financial services provider to understand EU energy sanctions and assess present and future impacts on Russia, China and the EU.
  • Advising a multinational IT company and social networking service on content moderation and emerging regulatory requirements in Russia.