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Dr. Thorston Wetzling

CES Speaker


Dr. Thorsten Wetzling works as Senior Research Fellow at the Brandenburg Institute for Society and Security (BIGS) in Potsdam. He currently directs a capacity-building initiative for European civil security research funded by the German Ministry of Research and Education. Thorsten Wetzling holds a doctorate degree (magna cum laude) in political science from the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva. Thorsten is particularly interested in the institutions, norms and administration of European and North American intelligence governance as well as the practice and reform of contemporary accountability mechanisms.