Join the ACG-Los Angeles for a discussion and luncheon with Dr. Stormy-Annika Mildner, the Executive Director of Aspen Institute Germany.
Dr. Stormy-Annika Mildner (M.Sc.) became Director of the Aspen Institute Germany in Berlin, a renowned policy-oriented think tank focusing on transatlantic relations and issues of global importance, in January 2021. As an adjunct professor, she teaches political economy at the Hertie School. From 2014 to 2020, she served as head of the External Economic Policy Department at the Federation of German Industries (BDI), where she was responsible for international trade and investment issues. She spearheaded the German Business7 Presidency (2015) and the German Business20 Presidency (2016-2017) as Sherpa. Prior to joining BDI, she was member of the Board of the German Institute for International and Security Affairs (SWP), worked as a lecturer at the John F. Kennedy Institute of the Free University of Berlin, and headed the Globalization and the World Economy program at the German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP). She completed research fellowships at the American Institute for Contemporary German Studies and the Transatlantic Academy of the German Marshall Fund of the United States in Washington. She earned a Master of Science in International Political Economy from the London School of Economics and a Ph.D. in Economics from Freie Universität Berlin. During her doctoral studies, she conducted a one-year fellowship at the Yale Center for International and Area Studies at Yale University.