Kristof Kietzmann was born 1989 in Berlin and is a member of CADUS e.V. since 2015.
Studied Broader Middle Eastern Studies and Politcal Science at the Free University of Berlin with minors in Area Studies and Arabic. After working in Syria and Lebanon in 2010/11 and graduating at Viadrina University he joined CADUS and has worked there since in various departments. Is currently working at the newly established Research and Innovations department in liason with the HTW Berlin and coordinating parts of the joint remo²hbo third-party funded project. He has worked and lived in Syria, Jordan, Lebanon, Iraq, and Germany.