Sandra is one of the Executive Directors and responsible for human resources, finances and organisational development. Before joining the Berghof Foundation in 2012, she spent eight years working with Springer Science + Business Media, one of the leading scientific and professional publishing houses. There, she held different positions in finance, controlling and auditing and with her team was responsible for 18 companies in Europe, Asia and the United States. Her work experience includes on-site deployments in France, Italy, Poland, the Czech Republic, India, Japan and the United States. During two further years in the publishing industry, she focused on organisational development and change management and completed vocational training as a systemic-interactive coach in Berlin. She has been working as an interim manager and as a coach since 2010.
Sandra graduated in humanities from the Albert-Ludwigs-University in Freiburg, Germany, and holds a postgraduate degree in politics, law and economics from the Free University, Berlin.