Mr. Felix Ruechardt
Mr Felix Ruechardt is an intern with Project Alpha with a focus on foreign direct investment screening mechanisms. Other research interests of his are deterrence strategies and defense-industrial policies, especially arms diplomacy. He has previously worked for the German Institute for International and Security Affairs (SWP) in Berlin, and for the Chair of International Relations at Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich.
Mr Ruechardt holds a BA in Political Science from Ludwig-Maximilians-University, during which he also spent a year at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver. He is also a part-time Master’s student in International Relations at the King’s College London War Studies Department.
Ms. Anna Roessing
Anna Roessing is a Research Intern at Project Alpha. She holds a BA in Pharmaceutical Sciences from the Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich and an MA Degree in Conflict, Security, and Development from the University of Sussex.
Anna specialises on issues related to biosecurity and governance of emerging technologies in life sciences. She is particularly interested in how the scientific community and the private sector engage with dual-use concerns.
Previously, she worked as a Research Intern at the German Institute for International and Security Affairs on the topic of robotics and lethal autonomous weapons systems.
She speaks English, German and French.