Mirko Hohmann is a project officer with Media in Cooperation and Transition, a freelance project manager and facilitator, as well as a non-resident fellow with the Global Public Policy Institute.
Previously, Mirko led GPPi’s work on data and technology politics, including the Transatlantic Digital Debates program. He was also a Mercator Fellow for International Affairs with a research focus on public-sector innovation labs, for which he worked with Medellín’s innovation hub, Ruta N. Afterward, he joined CityLAB Berlin and later worked with CPC Analytics, a data-driven policy consulting firm, to help launch the WHO Hub for Pandemic and Epidemic Intelligence in Berlin.
Mirko has also gained professional experience as an adjunct faculty member at the Hertie School of Governance and as a visiting fellow at the German Marshall Fund, in the Bundestag and with the Boston Consulting Group. His commentary has appeared in Foreign Affairs, Politico Europe, Internationale Politik, Handelsblatt, Neue Zürcher Zeitung, and Lawfare, among others.
Mirko holds a master’s degree in public policy from the Hertie School of Governance and a bachelor’s degree in international affairs from the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland. During his studies, he studied abroad at the University of Otago in Dunedin, New Zealand as well as the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas at Austin in the United States. He has received scholarships and financial support from the German Academic Scholarship Foundation, the Foundation of German Business and the Hertie School of Governance.