Emmanuel Lubanzadio is a German Public Policy professional with roots in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and a member of the Global Shaper Hub in Frankfurt. He was awarded an athletic and academic scholarship to study Political Science in the United States where he obtained a B.A. in International Relations from the Oral Roberts University as well as a Graduate Certificate in Applied Politics from the George Washington University. Upon his return to Europe, he acquired an M.A. in Globalization & Development Studies from Maastricht University in the Netherlands. Emmanuel's Master dissertation examined the role of Social Media in the European Foreign Fighter Jihadist Movement.
With regards to Emmanuel's professional tenure, some of the institutions he previously worked for include the United States Congress, Center for International Private Enterprise, Deutsche Welle TV and the German Agency for International Cooperation in Germany and Ghana. Emmanuel is currently employed as Manager for Global Government Relations in the Life Science Industry. In this role, he advocates for policies that promote greater availability of affordable medicines, policy harmonization and trade facilitation. Emmanuel was a Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Emerging Leader and a Manfred Woerner Fellow of the German Marshall Fund of the United States and German Federal Ministry of Defense. He was recently nominated to participate in the Indo – German Young Leaders Forum in Berlin, which was endorsed by Prime Minister Modi and Chancellor Merkel.
Emmanuel, who is fluent in English, French, German and Lingala is passionate about Public Leadership, Politics and Public-Private Partnerships that promote Universal Healthcare Coverage as well as the extension of educational and vocational training opportunities to foster political leadership, innovation and entrepreneurship. Emmanuel is an adamant advocate of the SDGs, notably 3 and 4. SDG. 3, because it promotes access to healthcare, as well as SDG 4, since it supports the expansion of scholarship opportunities in order to enable students from least developing countries to study in industrial nations and apply the acquired knowledge within their respective home societies.