Since 1997 Heiko Borchert has been working as a security and defense policy consultant for public and private sector clients. Among others, his areas of work include armaments policy, critical infrastructure protection, cyber security, defense biometrics, defense-related science and technology, energy and resource supply security, maritime security, public-private security cooperation, and unmanned and autonomous maritime systems
He owns and manages Borchert Consulting & Research AG, a strategic affairs consultancy, and is also Associate Partner of the Wise Pens Team International, Subject Matter Expert with The Hague Center for Strategic Studies, and member of the advisory board of the Zeitschrift für Aussen- und Sicherheitspolitik.
Dr. Borchert has published more than 130 papers in his areas of work and is co-editor of a series of books on the theory and practice of the Comprehensive Approach. He has studied business administration, law, economics, and international relations at the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland, where he also received his Ph.D.