Prof. Dr Friedbert Pflüger is Director of EUCERS at the Department of War Studies, King’s College London and Senior Fellow of the Global Energy Centre of the Atlantic Council. He served from 1981 to 1989 as Speechwriter and Press Secretary to the former German President Richard von Weizsäcker. Friedbert Pflüger was a Member of the German Bundestag (1990-2006), Chairman of the Bundestag Committee on the Affairs of the European Union (1998-2004) and Deputy Minister of Defence in the first Merkel Government (2005/06).
In September 2009, Friedbert Pflüger became Professor for International Relations at the Department of War Studies, King’s College London. Friedbert Pflüger also has his own consultancies in Berlin and Erbil (Iraq) and is a Senior Adviser for Roland Berger. Friedbert Pflüger has written numerous books and articles and publishes frequently on energy issues.