Christian Habla


Christian Habla is an intern with the Global Public Policy Institute (GPPi) in Berlin, where he supports the institute’s work on data and technology politics. Christian’s research interests include international data regulation, modern diplomacy, and China’s influence in international affairs. 

Prior to joining GPPi, Christian worked as a lawyer at King & Wood Mallesons, a law firm in Australia and China. Working across multiple industries, Christian specialized in financial regulation, including anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing. Christian was also a tutor of public international law and advocacy at Monash University in Melbourne, Australia. 

Christian received bachelor’s degrees in political science and law, with first-class honors, from Monash University and spent a year at Sciences Po in Paris during his studies. 

Languages: English, German, Spanish, French