Claudia Wessling leads MERICS’ publications and product development. From August 2016 to August 2018 she served as acting head of the MERICS communications department and organized, among others, the media and public relations work of the institute. Wessling previously worked at the foreign policy desk of news agency Agence France-Presse in Berlin. From 2010 to 2015 she reported on German politics as an AFP correspondent. Also a freelance science reporter, she specializes in mathematics, information technology, and digitization, and has written for publications such as Heise Technology Review, Tagesspiegel, and Handelsblatt. Wessling gained experience as a press officer at the representative office of Taiwan in Germany. She studied Chinese, Indonesian, and economics in Bonn, Wuhu and Yogyakarta, before training as a science journalist in Berlin.
Head of Publications and Product Development
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