Annette Becker is the general manager of EWI with emphasis on finances and administration. Before joining EWI she worked for the Project Management Agency of the German Aerospace Center (DLR-PT) as Department Head of competence centers and services. She held similar functions in the Forest Stewardship Council, an international NGO, in a law firm, as well as in the German-British Society. Annette Becker’s focus is on personnel and organizational management as well as quality assurance with a view to shaping central services support functions. She holds an Executive MBA of the University of St. Gallen and studied political science, geography and English at the universities Mainz, McGill (Montreal) and Bonn.