Annika Brack is public affairs manager and deputy spokesperson at 50Hertz, a major European electricity grid operator involved in the German transition from nuclear to renewable energy. Annika advises senior management on political developments and legislation at regional, national and EU levels. She represents her company in the political realm and in stakeholder dialogue with NGOs. To address gender inequality in energy politics, Annika founded the “Women in Energy Roundtable”, which has become a renowned and growing network in Berlin. Before entering the private sector, Annika worked as an advisor to a German Member of Parliament who was the spokesperson on energy politics of the Social Democrats. She was actively involved in several political campaigns. Annika is a graduate of Sciences Po Paris and Freie Universität Berlin. She also spent an exchange year at the Elliott School of International Affairs (George Washington University). Alongside her studies, Annika worked at the Woodrow Wilson Center in Washington D.C., for the cabinet of a French minister, at Agence France Presse in Berlin, and interned at both the EU Parliament and the EU Commission in Brussels. As a teenager, she spent a year in Ecuador. Besides her native German, Annika is fluent in French, English and Spanish.
Sector: Non-Profit and NGO
Main Pillar: Politics, Diplomacy and Global Economy
Areas of Expertise: International Development
Country of Origin: Germany
City of Residency: Geneva, Switzerland