Kerstin is head of communications and is responsible for internal and external communications as well as events. She holds a Master's degree in Political Science and Sinology from the University of Heidelberg and an MBA in Communication & Leadership from Quadriga University Berlin. After her studies, she worked for 5 years as ARD China correspondent (radio) in Shanghai and almost 5 years as political correspondent in the ARD capital studio. She then took over as Head of Communications at MERICS (Mercator Institute for Chinese Studies).
"Foundations need to make their voices heard more, because they have a lot to contribute to the current societal challenges!"
Kerstin Lohse-Friedrich (2022): Was Corporate Influencer leisten können. KOM, Magazin für Kommunikation.