Vanessa Böttger is the IFAIR Regional Director for North America.
Vanessa is currently pursuing her master’s degree in North American Studies at the Freie Universität Berlin and the University of Copenhagen. Specialising in political science and economics, she gains extensive knowledge of the United States and Canada. Her academic interests further include global trade as well as the future of Sino-American and transatlantic relations.
Prior to this, Vanessa completed her bachelor’s degree in Economic Policy at the University of Applied Sciences Berlin. Additionally, she gained practical experience being an intern in international institutions. She worked with the Representative of German Industry and Trade (RGIT) in Washington, D.C. and the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) in Berlin. Currently, Vanessa interns with the Singaporean-German Chamber of Industry and Commerce (SGC) where she works in the trade promotion department.
Vanessa speaks German, English and French and has basic knowledge in Russian, Italian and Danish.