Katharina Gnath is a Senior Project Manager at the Bertelsmann Stiftung, a German think tank, where she manages a project on the future of the European Monetary Union. Her areas of expertise include European economic policies and governance, as well as international economic and financial relations.
Ms. Gnath studied Philosophy, Politics, and Economics at the University of Oxford and European Politics and Governance at the London School of Economics. She holds a PhD in European Political Economy from the Hertie School of Governance/Freie Universität Berlin. Ms. Gnath has taught European economic governance at the Hertie School of Governance and has published widely on European economic governance and global financial institutions (G8, G20, IMF).
Ms. Gnath has previously worked as a research associate for the London-based think-tank “The Federal Trust for Education and Research” and at the European Central Bank’s international relations directorate in Frankfurt. She was a resident fellow at the Berlin-based think tanks German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP), and the stiftung neue verantwortung (snv).
During her DAAD/AICGS fellowship in 2010, Ms. Gnath conducted research for her doctoral dissertation, an investigation into the institutional set-up of the European external representation in international financial institutions since the introduction of the Euro until the recent financial crises.
Made possible by the support of German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) with funds from the German Foreign Office (Auswärtiges Amt - AA)