Philipp, originally from Germany, is an MPhil candidate in Russian and East European Studies at the University of Oxford. He graduated in 2019 from SciencesPo Paris with a BA in the Social Sciences and Humanities. During his Bachelor studies, he spent a year in Moscow at the HSE, where he developed a deep interest for Russian foreign policy and Russian internet policies. In his free time, Philipp does a lot of sports and composes music. He is involved in various community service projects.