Katharina Nachbar is the head of communications at the Global Public Policy Institute (GPPi) in Berlin. She oversees the institute’s communications and outreach activities, communications channels, and strategic communications. In addition, she is responsible for the production and publication of GPPi’s reports and other publications.
Prior to joining GPPi, Katharina was a consultant at the global public relations and communications agency Burson-Marsteller, where she focused primarily on corporate and technology communications. Before Burson-Marsteller, she was a consultant at a boutique consultancy in Munich. Other professional stops include The Hague Institute for Global Justice (as a research fellow in the institute’s conflict prevention team), the Future of Peace Operations program at the Henry L. Stimson Center in Washington, DC, the Press and Public Affairs Department at the German Embassy in London, and the Munich-based technology conference DLD.
Katharina holds a bachelor’s degree in political science, economics, and business administration from Ludwig-Maximilians-University in Munich, where she also spent a semester at Westminster University in London. In addition, she received a master’s degree in international peace and conflict studies from American University in Washington, DC. Her studies at American University were supported by the university’s merit-based “Hall of Nations Award,” a full scholarship for international students.
Languages: English, French, German