Wolfram von Heynitz

Head of the Cyber Policy Coordination Staff, German Federal Foreign Office

Wolfram von Heynitz

Head of the Cyber Policy Coordination Staff, German Federal Foreign Office

Biography

Wolfram von Heynitz is the Head of the Cyber Policy Coordination Staff of the German Federal Foreign Office. Previous positions include a term as Research Commissioner of the German Foreign Office and a member of its Policy Planning staff, specializing in Cyberpolicy, Cybersecurity, and, in the face of emerging challenges, the development of future directions and strategies for the Foreign Office. He also served as Head of the Division for Foresight, in the Ministry’s EU Enlargement Division, as the Political Counsellor in the German Embassy in Tel Aviv dealing with the Middle East Peace Process and Israeli interior politics, in the private office of the Minister for European Affairs and in the Office of the Federal President. He was also posted as Deputy Head of Mission to Ireland and Azerbaijan.

Before joining the Foreign Service, he graduated from the Université Paris-Sorbonne with a master thesis (Maitrise) on Artificial Intelligence and lectured philosophy at Berlin university. He studied also in the Universities of Marburg as well as in Harvard and holds degrees in both Law and Philosophy.

Wolfram von Heynitz is married with four children.

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