Host: Dr. Sigrid WINKLER
Executive Chamber Manager, German Chamber of Commerce | Shanghai
Dr. Sigrid Winkler joined the German Chamber in 2016 and worked initially as Project Manager Social Responsibility and was responsible for the More than a Market initiative. In 2016, Dr. Sigrid Winkler was appointed Executive Chamber Manager at the German Chamber of Commerce in China | Shanghai. Dr. Winkler holds a PhD in Political Science from Vrije Universiteit Brussel in Belgium and a Bachelors in Chinese Studies from Vienna University in Austria. Before joining the Chamber, she was Head of Office of the Austrian Academic Exchange Agency OeAD in Shanghai. Previously, Dr. Winkler managed international business development projects in China and Eastern Europe for Business Upper Austria, the economic agency of the regional government of Upper Austria. She has published numerous peer-reviewed articles on EU-China relations, and since 2002, she has been regularly coming back to China for shorter and longer-term stays.