Eberhard Rhein has devoted most of his life to European and global issues. During the 1980s and 1990s, he served successively as chef de cabinet to the Commission VP in charge of external relations and director responsible for the Mediterrranean and Arab world.
For the past 10 years he has focused more on global environmental issues.
He also gives a course on economic policy at the “Mediterranean Academy for Diplomatic Studies” in Malta. He is the author of many articles on EU, Mediterranean and international subjects