Geoeconomics Fellow, US and the Americas Programme
Marianne Schneider-Petsinger
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Marianne Schneider-Petsinger is geoeconomics fellow in the US and Americas Programme, responsible for analysis at the nexus of political and economic issues. Before joining Chatham House, she managed the Transatlantic Consumer Dialogue – an international membership body representing consumer organizations in the EU and US. She also worked for a think-tank on transatlantic affairs in the US and an economics ministry in Germany. Her research interest lies in the area of trade and transatlantic economic cooperation.

Marianne completed her graduate studies focusing on international trade and finance at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy (Tufts University) and the John F Kennedy School (Harvard University). She holds a BA in International Affairs and Economics from the University of Maine. Marianne is originally from Germany and spent almost ten years in the US.


  • Geoeconomic strategy and positioning of the US
  • Trade
  • International economics
  • Transatlantic relations


2014-16Project Manager for the Transatlantic Consumer Dialogue, Consumers International
2012-14Trade Policy Officer, Ministry of Economic Affairs in the German Free State of Thuringia
2011Economist / Trade Policy Analyst Trainee, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
2008-10Public Affairs Programme Coordinator, American Institute for Contemporary German Studies



  • English and German (for broadcast)
  • French (not for broadcast)
  • 'Transatlantic Relations: Stocktaking and Future Perspectives' (in German), Politische Studien, 429, January/February 2010, pp. 58-65 (with Dr Jackson Janes).
  • 'President Obama after One Year: Achievements and Expectations in Transatlantic Relations' (in German), Zeitschrift für Außen- und Sicherheitspolitik, 3, January 2010, pp. 47-57 (with Dr Jackson Janes).
  • 'Making Money by Doing Good: Corporate Social Responsibility and Corporate Citizenship in Transatlantic Comparison' (in German), Gesellschaftliches Engagement von Unternehmen – Der deutsche Weg im internationalen Kontext, Wiesbaden: VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften, 2010, pp. 50-62 (with Dr Jackson Janes).
  • 'Keynes is Dead, But His Ideas are Very Much Alive', AICGS Advisor, July 2008 (with Dr Tim Stuchtey).