Biography of Dr Katrin Suder
First paragraph of the articleBiography of Dr Katrin Suder
Dr Katrin Suder was born in 1971 and has been a State Secretary to the Federal Minister of Defence since August 2014.
After graduating from RWTH Aachen University with a degree in physics, she attained a PhD in computational neuroscience from the Ruhr University of Bochum in 2000. During that period, Ms Suder also earned a bachelor's degree in German literature and theatre studies.
In October 2000, she started working for the McKinsey & Company management consulting firm. Her work involved overseeing consulting projects for the German Federal Employment Agency, diverse federal ministries as well as leading European companies in the telecommunications, software and information technology sector.
In April 2007, she became head of McKinsey's Berlin office, and in 2010, she assumed charge of the company's Public Sector Practice in Germany.
Prior to joining the FMoDFederal Ministry of Defence, Ms Suder was furthermore responsible for personnel development for all McKinsey consultants in Germany.