Julia Schuetze works as project manager of the "Transatlantic Cyber Forum“ which deals with international cyber security policy. As part of her role she has spoken at the Congressional Cybersecurity Caucus in the United States, has facilitated workshops on Germany’s cybersecurity architecture with the foreign office and has organised a week long exchange of U.S. and German cybersecurity experts in Washington D.C. Her research focus is on cyber operations against electoral processes, comparative cybersecurity policy and multi-stakeholder models. Her work has been cited by news outlets, such as WirtschaftsWoche and F.A.Z.
Prior to SNV, she worked at Wikimedia Deutschland e.V. and has researched at the Berkman Klein Center at Harvard University. Her academic background is in Politics, Public Policy and Journalism focusing on Tech Policy early on at University of Bath, UW Seattle, UNCW, University of Stirling among others. In this context she mastered a thesis called ‘Germany’s cyber security awareness programme: Lessons from the US’, which was tutored by the German Federal Office for Information Security (BSI).
She is a fellow of the Atlantic Expedition and volunteers for the OGP Civil Society Working Group and for the Steering Committee of the Internet Governance Forum Germany.