Johannes Bade is head of unit for Science and the Arts at the Hessian Representation to the EU.
Anne-Kathrin Cleef is deputy head of unit in the Organisation and Administrative Modernisation Unit of the Hessian Ministry of the Interior and Sport.
Topics of interest: Gender research, ageing society and demography, climate protection and sustainability, biodiversity
Stefanie Eckstein heads the Integration through Education Unit at the Federal Ministry of Education and Research.
Topics of interest: Educational equity, securing skilled labour, social cohesion
Carsten Frank heads the Debt and Government Bond Markets Unit at the Federal Ministry of Finance.
Topics of interest:
Financial market analysis/government bond markets/methods, macroeconomic outlook, macroprudential risks, international governance
Laura Hanske is responsible for Public Health Research at the Federal Ministry of Education and Research.
Topics of interest: Innovation, knowledge transfer, future of medical research, biotechnology, mobility, (cultural) diversity and gender equality
Claudia Hiepe is deputy head of unit and officer in the Environment Unit at the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development.
Topics of interest: Social-ecological transformation: actors at the science-policy interface, international policy advice through sustainability, sustainable consumption, new culture of awareness for social change
Topics of interest: Financing of the state, external influences on policy-making, state and market, gender studies, issues of equality and policy-making (on financial issues)
Alison Imrie is Senior Expert in the European Commission's Directorate-General for Research and Innovation.
Topics of interest: Priorities for research and innovation, impact-focused research – approaches and challenges, multidisciplinary research, and the integration of social sciences and humanities in research projects
Bastian Kern heads the Export Financing and Export Credit Guarantees Unit in the European Policy Division at the Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Clmiate Action.
Topics of interest: Bedeutung der geopolitischen Veränderungen für die internationalen Beziehungen, Risiken bei exportorientierten Unternehmen und finanzierenden Banken, juristische Aspekte staatlicher Interventionen im Wirtschaftsleben, Veränderungsprozesse im Regierungshandeln
Claire Kersting works.at the Independent Commissioner on Child Sexual Abuse’s Office at the Federal Ministry for Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth.
Topics of interest: Youth policy, interdisciplinarity and participation in politics and science, international education research and German education policy, child protection and children's rights
Anna Kranzdorf heads the Minister's Office of the Ministry of Science and Health Rhineland-Palatinate.
Topics of interest: Research on ageing, freedom of expression and cancel culture, good working conditions in academia, modern working environments and skilled labour, historical development of current crises, future of healthcare
Christian Langhagen-Rohrbach heads the Department of Mobility, Logistics, Inland Navigation at the Hessian Ministry of Economics, Energy, Transport and Housing in Wiesbaden.
Topics of interest: Gesellschaftliche Entwicklung, Energieerzeugung und Verbrauch, Stadtentwicklung, IT/Digitalisierung
Martin Larch, PhD, heads the Secretariat of the European Fiscal Board at the European Commission.
Topics of interest: Risk sharing versus risk reduction in EU economic governance, progress towards a genuine EU fiscal capacity, coordination of economic policies in the EU: from common concern to coordinated action
Sabine Mesletzky is Managing Director of the Innovation Agency Rhineland-Palatinate.
Topics of interest: Political interest groups in Germany, current transformation processes in the SME sector, innovation landscape in Germany, 'New Work' and its implications for organisations and society
Julia Schmidt is head of unit at the Federal Chancellery in charge of the areas of work of the Federal Ministry for Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth.
Topics of interest: Social interests in Germany, role of the constitution in Germany, legal questions on descent, prostitution, protection of women, integration policy, modern work
Joachim Schmitt is personnel and organisation officer at the Ministry of Economy, Transport, Agriculture and Viniculture Rhineland-Palatinate.
Topics of interest: Ethical issues, processing trauma, dealing with fear, diplomacy, European Union, differences between opportunism and pragmatism
Topics of interest: Financial provision for elderly, tax legislation based on equality, tax application and tax morality, digitalisation and artificial intelligence
Christine Steinhoff is acting head of the Scientific Services of the German Bundestag for environment, nature conservation, reactor safety, education and research.
Topics of interest: (Natural) scientific policy advice, climate research, digitalisation and artificial intelligence
Andreas Stüdemann heads the division responsible for the budget of the Hessian Parliament, the Hessian Ministry of the Interior and Sport and the Hessian Ministry for Economic Affairs, Energy, Transport and Housing in the Budget Department of the Hessian Ministry of Finance.
Topics of interest: Artificial intelligence/digitalisation, criminal and citizenship law, labour models of the future, international politics, social policy, media
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