Dr. Daniela Schwarzer is Director of the German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP) since July 2017, after leading its Research Institute from November 2016. Before, she was Senior Director of Research and Director of the Europe Program as well as the Berlin office of the German Marshall Fund of the United States (GMF). From 2005 to 2013, Schwarzer worked with the German Institute for International and Security Affairs (SWP). She headed the European Integration Division as of 2008 and was a Senior Fellow from 2005 to 2008.
From 1999 to 2005, she was editorialist and France correspondent of FT Deutschland. Daniela Schwarzer is a non-executive board member of BNP Paribas, the Institut Jacques Dolors and the Association United Europe.