Edward Baumgartner

Trump Dossier

Edward Baumgartner is a business intelligence and communications professional with more than 15 years experience, a specialist in the Commonwealth of Independent States and wider Central and Eastern European region. He is also an expert in communications, due diligence, market analysis and regulation who has extensive experience in FMCG, banking, pharmaceutical and healthcare industries, aviation, metals & mining, oil & gas and telecommunications.

NAME: Edward Baumgartner (https://www.conservapedia.com/Edward_Baumgartner / https://www.businessinsider.com/ed-baumgartner-fusion-gps-christopher-steele-russia-projects-2018-1  / https://apelbaum.wordpress.com/tag/edward-baumgartner/ / https://twitter.com/ebaumgar73  / https://uk.linkedin.com/in/edward-baumgartner-3a3b053  / https://apelbaum.wordpress.com/tag/nellie-ohr/ )


  • MA, Russian East European and Central Asian Studies (1998 – 2000);
  • BA, History, Russian (1991 – 1995);
  • Newark Academy;
  • has a degree in Russian language.


  • the fourth contributor to the Trump dossier;
  • a cofounder of the UK-based intelligence consultancy Edward Austin (since March, 2010);
  • Head of independent research company Baumgartner Ltd working with Western multinationals and Russian blue-chip companies as well as SMEs. Experience in identification and study of market entry opportunities in Russia, Ukraine, Central Asia and the Caucasus. Market intelligence on the former Soviet Union and Central and Eastern Europe (October, 2005 – October, 2010);
  • a partner at Shared Value as provided investor-focused communications and strategic consulting to blue-chip companies in Russia as well as public affairs support for multi-nationals operating in Russia and the CIS ( June, 2002 – February, 2005);
  • the owner of consulting firm similar to Fusion (with a focus on Russia and Ukraine);
  • worked for the Prevezon and Steele projects;
  • a contractor at Orbis and Hakluyt;
  • an analyst at IHS/Global Insight (May, 2001 – May, 2002);
  • a Moscow correspondent (2000 – 2001);
  • a producer of WTNH-TV (1997 – 1998).

Information is relevant that can be continuously updated.


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