Torben Schütz is an independent political advisor based in Berlin. His work focuses on military capabilities, primarily in Europe; military technology and innovation; and defense industrial matters. He joined DGAP as an associate fellow in December 2017. Between 2013 and 2016 he worked as a research assistant in the International Security Division at the German Institute for International Affairs and Security (SWP) in Berlin. He holds an MA from Leibniz University Hanover.