Erik Brattberg

Erik Brattberg is currently a Resident Fellow at the Atlantic Council’s Brent Scowcroft Center on International Security. He is concurrently a Non-Resident Fellow at the Center for Transatlantic Relations at the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies at Johns Hopkins University and a Research Associate at the Swedish Institute of International Affairs in Stockholm. His research interests include the EU, international security, and transatlantic relations.

Mr. Brattberg’s previous experience includes research positions with SIPRI, European Policy Centre, European Council on Foreign Relations, and Global Public Policy Institute. He has also gained professional experience from the Permanent Mission of Sweden to the United Nations, New York and Folke Bernadotte Academy, a Swedish government agency devoted to international conflict and crisis management.

His articles have been published in both peer-review journals and in various media outlets including Huffington Post, Washington Post, Newsweek, Baltimore Sun, The Hill, CNBC, European Voice, and Svenska Dagbladet. He has provided expert commentary to major news outlets, including Al Arabiya, AP, Bloomberg, CCTV America, Christian Science Monitor, Deutsche Welle, France 24, Radio Sweden, and Voice of America. He also regularly contributes with analyses to Oxford Analytica.

Erik Brattberg holds a Master of Science in Foreign Policy (MSFS) from Georgetown University’s Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service where he attended as a Fulbright and Marcus Wallenberg scholar. Erik also holds an M.A. and B.A. in Political Science from Uppsala University. He is also an alumnus of several Young Leader programs in Europe and the United States.