Head of Department
Regional Peace Support
Patrick Berg is a trained mediator with a background in sociology and political science. In his early career he worked for the diplomatic services of the European Commission and the German government, with a focus on human rights and conflicts in Africa and the Middle East. Working and living in Europe, Africa and the Americas he later moved to work for civil society organisations promoting political education programmes, campaigns for transparency and access to information as well as dialogue formats as a peaceful means of addressing conflict. Before joining the Berghof Foundation, he had already served more than five years in senior management positions.