Head of the Division “Equal Opportunities, Research Integrity and Cross-Programme Development”, German Research Foundation
Before she has been Deputy Head of Division “Quality and Programme Management” (2016-2018). Her focus is on the promotion of gender equality, early career researchers, international cooperation and on safeguarding good scientific practice. From 2012 to 2015 she was Deputy Director of the European Liaison Office of the German Research Organisations (Kowi) and Head of the Bonn office. She was coordinator of the KoWi-Part of the National Contact Point for the European Research Council (ERC). Her priorities lay on the funding opportunities of the ERC and the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions. She is a fully qualified lawyer by training and has been awarded a doctoral degree from the University of Bonn in 2007. She has participated as a speaker or moderator in many national, European and international conferences.