Philipp Freund, M.A., B.A

Policy Advisor, Western Balkans & SEE Desk at LANSKY, GANZGER, GÖTH, FRANKL + partner

Philipp Freund, M.A., B.A

Current position: Policy Advisor, Western Balkans & SEE Desk at LANSKY, GANZGER, GOETH, FRANKL + partner
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Correspondence: German, English, French

Philipp Freund is a policy advisor at LGP with a background in international law, political science, and international relations. His emphases lie mainly on the business development, political consultancy and interest representation offered by LGP, assisting clients through in-depth analysis of the global and regional political and economic climate as well as drawing up strategic advice. Philipp Freund is part of LGP Vienna’s Business Development Team and SEE/Western Balkans Desk and a personal associate of Wolfgang Petritsch, Of Counsel, with whom he has taught seminars at the University of California, Berkeley, and the University of Vienna’s Law Faculty, Juridicum. Philipp Freund is a regular contributor to Vienna Legal and co-authored a number of publications with Wolfgang Petritsch including scientific articles for the Austrian National Bank as well as a book on current affairs published by Brandstetter Verlag. Philipp Freund holds degrees from King’s College London (M.A., Faculty of Social Science and Public Policy) and Webster University Vienna (B.A.). Born in Vienna, he is fluent in German, English, and French.

Fields of activities

  • International law
  • Political science
  • International relations
  • Business development
  • Interest representation


  • 2014–2015 King’s College London – M.A. International Peace and Security
  • 2011–2014 Webster University Vienna – B.A. International Relations

Professional experience

  • 2016–present LANSKY, GANZGER, GOETH, FRANKL + partner Vienna, Policy Advisor
  • 2015–2016 University of Vienna Faculty of Law, Tutor
  • 20152016 University of California, Berkeley, Visiting Tutor