Project Management Officer
Verena Brügelmann is a Project Management Officer (PMO) at SEEK Development. She is currently developing and implementing processes and systems to drive SEEK's internal operations and is coordinating the recruiting process. Previously she worked as an Analyst at SEEK on organizational-change projects and supported the advocacy strategy of multilateral organizations.
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 worked with start-ups in India and Kenya, supporting their early-stage development.
Verena holds a Master of Economic Development from the University of Glasgow and a Bachelor of Economics from the Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster (WWU). During her studies she focused on development economics and policy and wrote her Master thesis on financial inclusion and poverty reduction, analyzing the impact of microfinance institutions and mobile money in developing countries.