Oliver Rolofs is Managing Partner of the Munich based strategy consultancy connecting trust. He looks back on a successful fifteen year career in politics, business and communications, international conference organization and strategy consulting for political decision makers and business leaders. Prior to joining Connecting Trust, he worked as a senior communications officer for the global consultancy firm Roland Berger. Earlier he was the longstanding Head of Communications for the internationally renowned Munich Security Conference where he also established the cybersecurity and energy security programmes. He studied political science, international law and sociology and graduated with a master’s degree from the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich. In addition to that, he serves as a Reserve Officer in the German Army and holds the rank of Lieutenant Colonel (Res.). In this capacity, he completed several assignments as a Press Officer in the NATO and EU peace missions in former Yugoslavia. Oliver provides advise to assist clients in solving a multitude of issues in the field of strategic communication, establishment of new dialogue formats, public affairs, M&A, business development focusing on cybersecurity, new technologies and politics but also on interfaith questions.