Silvia Hennig

Founder, neuland21, Berlin, Germany

Silvia Hennig worked for several years as a research and innovation policy officer in the EU Parliament in Brussels. She also worked for the OECD in Paris and for the Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs in Berlin, where she contributed to the White Paper Work 4.0.

In 2017 she founded the think tank Neuland 21. She is investigating how digital technologies can help not only to redesign work, local supply, mobility and health care in rural areas, but also to make them attractive and sustainable.

Silvia Hennig studied history and literature at the University of Potsdam and public policy and administration at Harvard University.