He has a special focus on corporate positioning, crisis and regulatory issues, cross-border M&A, as well as leadership transitions. Before moving to Singapore in September 2021, he was based in Munich, where he served as Chief of Staff to Brunswick's European Managing Partner for two years.
Prior to joining Brunswick in 2016, Stephan served as a speechwriter to the Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) in Geneva, Switzerland. He brings additional experience from the U.S. Senate, the American Enterprise Institute, and the Konrad Adenauer Foundation. A dual German-American citizen, he holds a master’s degree in International Political Economy from the London School of Economics.