Project Manager "Technology and Geopolitics"
Julia Hess is project manager for "Technology and Geopolitics". Her focus is on the strategic relevance of semiconductors and the analysis of the global, interdependent value chain. Most recently, Julia presented her work to the Committee on Industry, Research and Energy in the European Parliament.
Julia has been working at SNV since 2019, initially conducting research at the intersection of AI and foreign policy with a focus on AI governance. In 2021, she was a fellow at the Gesellschaft für Informatik's AI Camp.
Before joining SNV, Julia worked in press and communications at various science and cultural institutions and NGOs, most recently at the Max Planck Institute for Human Development. She studied media culture and sociology at the University of Cologne and completed her master's degree in social and business communication at the Berlin University of the Arts.