Christoph Raab is Chairman of the European Security Round Table (ESRT) which he founded in 2006. After his studies of economics at the university of Trier, he worked as a journalist for the Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen on media projects in Poland. He holds a master degree from the College of Europe in Natolin. From 2002 to 2005, he was parliamentary assistant of Karl von Wogau, Member of the European Parliament. During that time, he was sherpa in the working groups on establishing the European Security Research Program. In November 2005, he assumed the management of COPURA, an event management company focused on security and defence activities. He is a regular speaker and chairman at defence and cyber security conferences.
Sinan Müller-Karpe is the Project Manager of the eSRT. He is co-organising all events and projects. Before he came to work for the eSRT he was working for the Representation of the State of Hessen to the EU in Brussels and for a Bosnian Think Tank, the Centre for Security Studies, in Sarajevo. After earning his state examination from the University of Giessen he studied history, international law as well as European and Middle Eastern Studies at the Philipps- University of Marburg in Germany (MA History of International Relations).
Ben Cohen is the Project Assistant at eSRT. He assists the Project Manager in his tasks. Ben holds master degrees in Public Administration (MPA) and in EU-studies, which he both studied at the Ghent University in Belgium. In addition he studied Economic and Social Development at the Beijing Normal University in China. Next to his work for ESRT, Ben volunteers for the development campaigning and advocacy organisation - ONE.