Ilona Benz

Head of Digitalisation, Gemeindetag Baden-Württemberg e. V., Stuttgart, Germany

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Bachelor of Laws in Tax Law (LL.B.) at the University of Applied Sciences - Public Administration and Finance Ludwigsburg, graduation in autumn 2013. Followed by one year of professional experience at the local tax office Heilbronn. Master of Arts in European Public Administration (M.A.) at the University of Applied Sciences - Public Administration and Finance Ludwigsburg and the University of Applied Scienes - Public Administration Kehl, graduation in autumn 2016. As part of the study programme working as a trainee for the European Commission DG Competition and the Representation of the State of Baden-Württemberg to the European Union in Brussels. Since November 2016 working as a consultant for Gemeindetag Baden-Württemberg and since 2018 she is the head of digitalisation with responsibility for the Future Initiative “cities and municipalities 4.0 - Future communities” as well as the cooperation between startups and communities.