Acting Director of Networks & Governance, DG GROW, European Commission
Ulla Engelmann is Acting Director of Networks and Governance as well as Head of Unit for Industrial Forum, Alliances and Clusters at European Commission’s DG GROW since March 2021. Ulla Engelmann studied chemistry at the University of Karlsruhe, Germany and completed a PhD in analytical and radiochemistry at the National Research Centre in Karlsruhe in 1992. Ms Engelmann started working at the Joint Research Center (JRC) in Ispra, Italy in 1993, the first years in fusion research and from 1997 onwards she managed the public relations team. Ms Engelmann has served various positions in the EC, including being the Head of Unit for Clusters, Social Economy and Entrepreneurship, Head of Unit for International, Interinstitutional and Stakeholder Relations and Head of Unit for Advanced Technologies, Clusters and Social Economy.