Since 2002, OSICON founder Andreas Romppel has worked for corporate clients and CI consultancies in national and international projects to provide open source intelligence, primary research and consulting services in Germany and across Europe, supported by a network of industry experts, desk researchers and analysts.

Andreas is one of the founders and past president of the German CI Forum (DCIF) which represents the professional association Strategic and Competitive Intelligence Professionals (SCIP) in Germany. He has written a Financial Times Germany bestselling book on CI, has taught at the ZfU International Business School in Thalwil, Switzerland, and has presented on intelligence matters at various international conferences and seminars.

Andreas currently works on a long-term assignment in the Middle East and is happy to forward research and analysis requests to his network of trusted colleagues.