Julius von Freytag-Loringhoven

Head, Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom


The deputy chairman of the board of trustees of the Boris Nemtsov Foundation for Freedom, Mr. von Freytag-Lor- inghoven works on improving the dialogue with Russia, while advocating individual dignity, freedom and respon- sibility. Since 2012 he has launched new programmes on bilateral dialogue (Moscow-Talks), market economy (Gaidar-Naumann-Forum), civic and human rights (Gerhart-Baum-lectures), promoting entrepreneurship (FuckUp Nights Moscow) and a summer-school to sup- port the projects of young change agents. From 2010 to 2012 he co-founded and coordinated a dialogue forum in Brussels within the German Free Democratic Party (FDP), while working as political consultant in PA consultancy g+ Europe. Mr. von Freytag-Loringhoven holds an MA in Political Strategy and Communications from the Universi- ty of Kent and is an officer of the reserve of German tank reconnaissance.