Julian Heiss

Research Associate

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Julian Heiss is a research associate with the Global Public Policy Institute (GPPi) in Berlin, where he contributes to the institute’s work on Peace and Security. His research focuses on the use of foresight and forecasting methods for violence and crisis prevention.

Prior to joining GPPi, Julian worked as data scientist at the political consultancy Bernstein Group in Berlin, where he led the development of new analytics tools. His other professional experiences include researching the use of AI in the fields of climate policy and policy analysis at the Hertie School as well as working on analysis and forecasting of financial data as data scientist at the turnaround consultancy FTI-Andersch. He also interned in the German Council on Foreign Relations’ Technology and Global Affairs program.

Julian holds a master’s degree in physics from Heidelberg University and is pursuing a master’s degree in international affairs at the Hertie School in Berlin.

Languages: German, English, Spanish

Areas of Expertise

Peace & Security
Data & Tech Politics
Quantum Technology


twitter: @heissjl