Andreas Nick is a 2022 Mercator-IPC Senior Fellow at IPC. He served as Vice President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) and Head of the German Delegation from 2018 until January 2022. He was a member of the German Bundestag from 2013 to 2021, serving as a member of the Committee on Foreign Affairs and ranking member on the Sub-Committee on the United Nations, International Organisations and Globalisation. During his time in the Bundestag, he was a rapporteur for the UN, the Council of Europe, Turkey, South America, and Hungary. At PACE, he was the first Vice Chair of the Committee on Political Affairs and Democracy from 2020–2022 and Vice President of the EPP Group from 2018–2022.
Andreas Nick was elected to the German Bundestag following a professional career of more than 15 years in investment banking. He was head of M&A at Sal. Oppenheim from 2006–2011 and and head of M&A Germany at UBS from 2000–2005 after working for Credit Suisse and Barclays in both Frankfurt and London from 1994 to 2000. He was appointed as Professor of Management Practice at the Frankfurt School of Finance and Management in 2012/13.
Andreas Nick holds an MA in International Public Policy (MIPP) from the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) at Johns Hopkins University in Washington, DC as well as a PhD and a Diplom-Kaufmann from the WHU Otto Beisheim School of Management in Vallendar. He attended the Executive Education Programs at Harvard Business School ("The Global Economy") in 2011 and Harvard Kennedy School ("Policymaking in the 21st Century") in 2016.
Andreas Nick was a trustee of the American Institute for Contemporary German Studies (AICGS) in Washington, DC from 2007 until 2013. Dr. Nick has been a CDU member of the Westerwaldkreis County Council since 1998. He is a former scholar at Konrad Adenauer Stiftung. He is a member of Deutsche Gesellschaft für Auswärtige Politik (DGAP), Deutsche Gesellschaft für die Vereinten Nationen (DGVN), and Chatham House - Royal Institute for International Affairs in London. In 2022, he was appointed as an adviser to the working group on "Sustainable Development and Global Responsibility" of the Central Committee of German Catholics (ZdK).
The Future of Europe/EU and Turkey-EU Relations: Institutions, Policies, and Strategies
Istanbul Policy Center held a panel on ''The Future of Europe/EU and Turkey-EU Relations: Institutions, Policies, and Strategies'' with Andreas Nick, Nilgün Arısan Eralp, and Senem Aydın-Düzgit at TEPAV on June 8.
The Future of Turkey-EU Relations: Democracy, Rights, and Governance
Istanbul Policy Center, Denge ve Denetleme Ağı, and Ankara Enstitüsü organized a roundtable meeting titled ''The Future of Turkey-EU Relations: Democracy, Rights, and Governance'' with Andreas Nick and Senem Aydın-Düzgit as speakers at Limak Ambassadore Ankara on June 7.
"Nasıl bir Dünya? Nasıl bir Türkiye?" with Senem Aydın-Düzgit and Andreas Nick
Senem Aydın-Düzgit and Andras Nick were hosted by Pelin Oğuz at the 106th episode of "Nasıl Bir Dünya? Nasıl Bir Türkiye?" program titled "Current Context and Future Prospects for Turkey-EU Relations" organized by the IPC-Sabancı University-Stiftung Mercator Initiative in cooperation with Medyascope.
The Future of Europe/EU: Institutions, Governance, and Strategies
The Istanbul Policy Center-Sabancı University-Stiftung Mercator Initiative organized a panel discussion titled “The Future of Europe/EU: Institutions, Governance, and Strategies.” moderated by Fuat Keyman, featuring 2022 Mercator-IPC Senior Fellow Andreas Nick and IPC Senior Scholar and Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at Sabancı University Meltem Müftüler-Baç as speakers at Cinema Hall, Sabancı University on May 23.
10th Anniversary of the Istanbul Policy Center-Sabancı University-Stiftung Mercator Initiative
The 10th anniversary celebration event of the Istanbul Policy Center-Sabancı University-Stiftung Mercator Initiative was held at the Sakıp Sabancı Museum on Thursday, May 12.
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