Elisabeth is a freelance consultant in the field of foreign and security policy with a focus on the Baltic States, the Nordic countries, the Arctic and Russia, as well as in the field of political education. She was employed by a political foundation for almost 30 years, where she was, among other things, head of civic education, and spent many years abroad in Russia (St. Petersburg) and in Riga, where she was responsible for the Nordic and Baltic states. Extensive expertise in the subject areas NATO / Russia / security policy / Arctic. Previously, she worked for seven years in various positions at the University of Cologne in the Department of Modern History, among others. Elisabeth studied History, Catholic Theology and English at the Universities of Cologne and Bonn./