Tobias Wangermann was born in Leipzig in 1963. He studied German language and literature, art studies and education in Greifswald, Berlin and Essen. Following literary projects on late Enlightenment and Heinrich von Kleist, he has been working for the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung since 1996: First as a research assistant in political education and since 2004 in the department of politics and consulting. From 2012 to 2015, he was Head of the Advisory Management Unit. Since 2015, he has been Head of the Digitisation Team.