Olaf Bruns

Shaping Perspectives, Guiding Discussions

Olaf Bruns

Olaf Bruns, a Brussels-based journalist and former Deputy Head of Euronews Brussels, now freelancing, is a versatile professional shaping narratives through media, moderating discussions, and contributing to prominent publications.

  • Media Expertise: Over a decade of experience in international TV news and moderation.
  • Diverse Topic Mastery: Specializing in environmental issues, social questions, human rights, and technology, particularly AI.
  • Educator & Consultant: Provides Media Training for NATO forces and teaches journalism at IHECS.
Years of experience
Fluent in major languages

Expert in Debates on Critical Global Issues

Olaf Bruns stands as a seasoned expert in moderating debates on the most pressing global challenges. With a wealth of experience garnered from facilitating discussions at high-profile events such as DG NEAR's EU-Balkan-Media days, the WTO's Aid for Trade event on Ukraine, the OECD's Global Forum on productivity, and the French EU presidency's Copernicus Horizon 2035 conference, Olaf brings a nuanced understanding to the table.

His ability to navigate diverse perspectives ensures that these critical conversations are not only informative but also conducive to finding meaningful solutions.

Shaping Discussions on Technology

Driven by an unwavering passion for technology, Olaf Bruns actively shapes discussions, particularly in the realm of artificial intelligence (AI). In a world where technology evolves rapidly, Olaf stays at the forefront, exploring the ethical dimensions and societal impacts of AI.

His engagement goes beyond the surface, delving into the intricate nuances of this transformative technology. As a moderator, he ensures that discussions on AI are not just about advancements but also about the ethical considerations that must accompany these technological leaps.

Dedicated to Fostering an Inclusive Dialogue

Committed to environmental sustainability, Olaf Bruns champions the cause by fostering an inclusive dialogue that transcends boundaries. Whether moderating debates or contributing to discussions, he ensures that the conversation on environmental issues is accessible to all.

Olaf's dedication goes beyond rhetoric; he actively seeks solutions and encourages dialogue that promotes a sustainable future. His commitment to inclusivity ensures that diverse voices contribute to shaping strategies and policies that address the challenges our planet faces, making environmental sustainability a shared responsibility. 

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Moderator Olaf Bruns

Olaf Bruns, a Brussels-based journalist, is a seasoned professional with over a decade of international media experience. Formerly the Deputy Head of Euronews Brussels, Olaf is now a freelancer contributing to various publications and co-hosting the 'Food for Europe' Podcast. Fluent in English, German, and French, he specializes in moderating debates on environmental issues, social questions, human rights, and technology, with a focus on AI. Olaf also imparts his knowledge through Media Training for NATO forces and as a journalism instructor at IHECS. With a master's degree in Social Anthropology and Development Studies, Olaf's diverse expertise shapes narratives, making him a sought-after moderator and contributor in the media landscape.


"Olaf Bruns, a voice that resonates in media and debates."

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