joined EWI in 2012. She is responsible for the organisation of events, committee work and communication activities. In addition Melanie Tillmann is Managing Director of EWI’s Society of Benefactors. Before she joined EWI, she worked as a conference manager in the energy sector for one of the leading service providers in the field of conference organisation in Germany for more than ten years, following a period of more than three years as project manager at a business development agency. Before that Melanie Tilmann completed her studies in Geography, Sociology and Media Science at the University of Düsseldorf with an MA.