Barbara Mittelhammer is an independent political analyst and consultant based in Berlin, and, inter alia, an affiliated expert at Lanosec. She focuses on human security, feminist foreign policy, and the gender, peace and security agenda. She has a well-versed background in foreign and security policy and extensive experience in political analysis and consulting as well as program development and multi-stakeholder management. She has worked in a leading position with a political consultancy, managing the consultancy’s Berlin office and think tank unit. Prior to that, she was press officer and project manager with the Munich Security Conference, one of the world’s leading platforms for debating international security policy.