The St. Louis Warburg Chapter of the American Council on Germany will host a discussion and reception with Dr. Stormy-Annika Mildner,Head of the Department External Economic Policy at the Federation of German Industry (BDI), on “Ties That Bind: Transatlantic Trade and Investment from a German Perspective”
There is no charge to attend this event.
Dr. Stormy-Annika Mildner became head of the External Economic Policy department at the Federation of German Industry (BDI) in January 2014. Until December 2013, she was a member of the Executive Board of the German Institute for International and Security Affairs (SWP), a policy-oriented think-tank based in Berlin. Her fields of interest include international trade and finance as well as commodity markets. Before joining the SWP, Dr. Mildner worked for the German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP), where she headed the “Globalization and the World Economy” program (2000-2002). From 2005 to 2006, Dr. Mildner was a lecturer at the John F. Kennedy Institute of the Free University of Berlin. In spring 2010, she was a visiting fellow at the American Institute for Contemporary German Studies in Washington, where she is still a non-resident Senior Fellow. In fall 2011 she was a visiting fellow at the German Marshall Fund’s Transatlantic Academy in Washington. Dr. Mildner conducted her Bachelor studies in economics and North American studies at the Free University of Berlin and earned a Master of Science in international political economy from the London School of Economics (2000). She wrote her PhD thesis at the Free University of Berlin on the economic and political rationale of export credit finance in the United States. During her PhD studies, she attended the Yale Center for International and Area Studies (YCIAS) of Yale University (2002-2003).