Prometheus champions an open and liberal society. We believe that a vibrant civil society, decentralized solutions and an entrepreneurial spirit are the foundation of a world in which all people are constantly improving.

We inspire the do it yourself ethos by communicating ideas and by networking current and future decision makers. Prometheus offers a home to freedom-loving people.

OUR TEAM

Frank Schäffler

Frank Schäffler

Geschäftsführer

Frank Schäffler, born in 1968, is one of the most prominent representatives of the liberal movement in Germany. He is a frequent guest on discussion panels on television and radio. He also regularly appears as a guest contributor in various German daily newspapers.

Clemens Schneider

Clemens Schneider

Direktor

Clemens Schneider, born in 1980, is a much sought-after contact point for the young generation as a networker of liberal education. He is co-founder of the educational project "Agora Summer Academy" and is active as a blogger and speaker.

Florian A. Hartjen

Florian A. Hartjen

Senior Fellow Strategy & Development

Florian A. Hartjen, born in 1990, studied political science in Erfurt and political economy in London and completed an LL.M. at the University of Aberdeen. His research focuses on informal and criminal markets and in particular on human smuggling and irregular migration.

Dilara D. Wiemann

Dilara D. Wiemann

Head of Organisation

Dilara D. Wiemann is studying economics with a focus on institutional economics and economic policy at Philipps-Universität Marburg. She holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Witten/Herdecke. She then worked for the foreign trade promotion of the state of North Rhine-Westphalia in Tokyo, the German Bundestag and an economic consultancy in Berlin.

Emil Weikinn

Emil Weikinn

Head of Communication

Emil Weikinn holds a Bachelor‘s degree in Social and Communication Sciences from the University of Koblenz-Landau and is currently completing his Master’s degree in Communication Management at the University of Hohenheim.

Lorenz Schmidt

Lorenz Schmidt

Fellow Networking

Lorenz Schmidt completed his bachelor‘s degree in business administration at the University of Münster and holds a master’s degree in agricultural economics from Humboldt University in Berlin. His research focuses on risk management in agricultural economics and machine learning.

Paul Hübner

Paul Hübner

Fellow Development

Paul Hübner is studying politics and law in his Bachelor’s degree at the Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster.

Alexander Albrecht

Alexander Albrecht

Senior Fellow Outreach

Alexander Albrecht, born in 1997, studied International Relations and Economics in Erfurt and is currently completing his Master‘s degree in Political Economy at King’s College London. His research focuses on the institutional preconditions of the sharing economy.

Justus Enninga

Justus Enninga

Senior Fellow Research

Justus Enninga, born in 1994, studied economics and political science at the University of Erfurt and holds a master‘s degree in political economy from King’s College in London. His doctoral research focuses on green political economy and the role of active civil society. He is currently a Research Fellow at the Economics Department of New York University.