Stormy-Annika Mildner

Head, External Economic Policy Department, Federation of German Industries (BDI)

Since January 2014 Head of the department “External Economic Policy” at the Bundesverband der Deutschen Industrie (BDI), Federation of German Industries; since June 2016 B20 Sherpa under the B20 Presidency of the German industry associations BDA, BDI and DIHK, responsible for the B20 Outreach process of the German G20; until December 2013 member of the Executive Board of the German Institute for International and Security Affairs (SWP); since spring 2010 non-resident senior fellow, German Marshall Fund’s Transatlantic Academy, Washington D.C.; 2005-2006 Lecturer at the John F. Kennedy Institute, Free University of Berlin; 2000-2002 Head of the programm “Globalization and the World Economy”, German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP); PhD thesis at the Free University of Berlin on the economic and political rationale of export credit finance in the United States; 2000 Master of Science in international political economy, London School of Economics; Bachelor studies in economics and North American studies, Free University of Berlin; her fields of interest include international trade and finance as well as commodity markets.