Verena Brügelmann is an intern at SEEK Development. At SEEK she focuses on global health and currently works on a project with the Word Health Organization (WHO). In addition to this she supports the operations team at SEEK.
Prior to joining SEEK, Verena interned at the German Development Bank (DEG) in Nairobi, where she supported the private equity investment team in East Africa, and at the Indo-German Chamber of Commerce (IGCC) in Mumbai, where she helped to nurture business relationships between Indian and German organizations. She also volunteered with an Indian NGO in the field of organic food production.
Verena holds a Master of Economic Development from the University of Glasgow. During her studies she focused on Development Economics and Policies and wrote her thesis on financial inclusion and poverty reduction, analyzing the impact of microfinance institutions and mobile money in developing countries. She also holds a Bachelor of Economics from the Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster (WWU).