Katinka is an economist, political analyst and consultant. In 2013. Katinka joined Allianz SE as Director of Political Relations and in 2018 moved into the group strategy team. Previously, she was chief economist and deputy director of the Centre for European Reform (CER, an independent London think tank); senior analyst at the Economist Intelligence Unit; advisor to several governments, the European Commission, numerous banks and business federations. Writer and media commentator. She was also Strategic Adviser to the Munich Security Conference; David Rockefeller Fellow at the Trilateral Commission; a WEF Young Global Leader; Fellow at Chatham House. She studied at the London School of Economics and LMU Munich.