Alexander M. Wegner
Thorough | Creative | Impactful
Advising government and corporate clients in the Middle East
Holding an MA in Political Science from the University of Chicago and a BS in Foreign Service from Georgetown University School of Foreign Service, Alexander applies the rigor and imagination integral to work in political theory to international affairs, providing public sector clients in the Arabian Gulf with actionable approaches to their unique challenges.
As a communications strategist, he has worked with private and public sector clients in Europe and the Middle East on building their brand and managing their reputation. As a critical thinker and an avid writer, he publishes on big-picture questions in public and corporate life.
Alexander is passionate about the space industry and hopeful that the perspective outer space offers can positively impact earthly affairs.
Leveraging his global network, Alexander serves an advisor to Millennia Capital, a New York based venture fund focused on high-tech sector investments, and to W1M, an impact-focused storytelling agency.
He is active in the Alumni Network of the Global Shapers Community at the World Economic Forum, a Fellow at the Royal Society for Arts, a member of both the Chicago Council on Global Affairs and the Planetary Society, and a One Young World Ambassador.
Alexander is open discussing co-authorship, speaking opportunities, and pro bono engagements in the area of strategic communications.
On a World in Flux
Own Your Career! 3 Ways to Leverage Mentorship
May 18, 2022
Does the lottery of birth determine where you go in life? Do you need to start life from a pole position to do well? Is there anything you can do when you think you're stuck in your career and feel like the odds are stacked against you? The thought: investing in people pays dividends and mentorship is a great mechanism for putting people first.