Antje is the Director of the Economic Policy Forum (EPF) and has been working for GIZ since 2010. Prior to her current role, she was a GIZ seconded expert and strategic consultant within the global partnership unit of the Observer Research Foundation (ORF), with a focus on energy efficiency, sustainable and inclusive development, and corporate social responsibility in India. Antje started her professional life as project manager at a human sciences museum in Dresden before changing career to head the International Relations Program of the private foundation ZEIT-Stiftung in Hamburg for four years. She holds an MA in International Politics and Economics from the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) in Washington D.C. as well as an MA in American Studies and Economics from Martin-Luther University Halle-Wittenberg. She is also an alumna of the London School of Economics’ Executive Summer School.