Political analyst & consultant

Certified mediator


All services can be implemented as a standalone consulting service, or set-up as a (peer) coaching mechanism accompanying a manager, team or organization in their handling of operations.

Barbara Mittelhammer is an international policy professional at the intersection of foreign, security and development policy. She focuses on human security, the women, peace & security agenda and sustainable development.
  • Conducting analyses (through mappings, qualitative data analyses, quantitative research and analysis etc.) and developing policy recommendations

  • Conceptualizing study designs, evaluations as well as other means of research design; drafting publications and reports

  • Focus on human security, the women, peace & security agenda, and feminist foreign policy

  • Designing programs, political dialogue and discourse formats

  • Managing all phases of a project management cycle, including formulation of strategic milestones, budgeting/profitability, team lead, stakeholder management, monitoring & evaluation

  • Identifying strategy needs (goals, challenges, target audience etc.); developing, implementing and evaluating strategies (timeline, milestones, roadmap etc.) 

  • Designing and conducting strategy workshops for management and project teams

  • Advising on business strategies and product development

  • People management (HR planning, recruiting, staffing, development, employer branding)

  • Certified mediator 

  • Accompanying two or more conflict parties through the structured and interactive process of mediation



Barbara Mittelhammer is an international policy professional focusing on human security, the women, peace & security agenda and feminist foreign policy. She complements her policy expertise with management and organizational development skills, gained from several years performing in leading positions in the private sector. In addition, she is a certified mediator.

As director with the Agora Strategy Group, a political consultancy, she built up and managed the Agora Strategy Institute, the consultancy’s think tank unit with a far-reaching global network of experts, and led international client projects. Barbara Mittelhammer headed Agora Strategy’s Berlin office, was head of HR and team lead. Prior to that, she was press officer and project manager with the Munich Security Conference, one of the world’s leading platforms for debating international security policy. Barbara Mittelhammer studied political science, international law and cultural anthropology in Munich and Paris. She is fluent in English, Spanish, French and German and speaks Italian.


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