Wolfgang has been an associate with BKP since 2006. He is Professor of International Security at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VUA) and Senior Research Fellow at the Peace Research Institute Frankfurt (PRIF). He is the author or editor of several books and of a large number of scholarly articles on foreign policy analysis, international security and the European Union's foreign, security and defense policies.

Wolfgang holds an MA in Political Science and German Literature from the University of Tübingen and a PhD in Political Science from the University of Frankfurt/Main. He also studied Philosophy, Macroeconomics and Spanish at the University of Tübingen and at Antioch College in Ohio/USA.