Yvonne joined the European American Chamber of Commerce New York Chapter as its Executive Director in October 2010. During her career, she has worked and consulted for a number of non-profits and for-profits where she significantly contributed to their growth by raising their public profiles, geographic foot print and relevance within their respective industries. She is a member of the United Nations Business Sector Steering Committee on Financing for Development, a fellow at the Tribeca Disruptor Foundation, a member of the Corporate Advisory Committee at International Property Tax Institute (IPTI), the Transatlantic Business & Investment Council [TBIC] and the Economic Club of New York. Yvonne is a graduate of the University of Applied Science in Ludwigshafen, Germany where she earned a Master of Business Administration. She is fluent in German and English, has a working knowledge of French and basic skills in Spanish.