Dirk Siebels

Advisor - State of Piracy Report

Dirk Siebels currently works as an advisor for the Oceans Beyond Piracy team, specifically for the State of Maritime Piracy report. Aside from his current role with OBP, Dirk works as an analyst for Risk Intelligence, a Denmark-based maritime risk consultancy, focussing on maritime security issues in sub-Saharan Africa. Dirk served as an officer in the German Navy and worked as a journalist and public relations consultant for several years. He holds an MA in International Studies from Durham University (United Kingdom) and is currently finishing his PhD at the University of Greenwich in London.