Katharina joined SOS Children's Villages International in 2006 and is currently their Head of Global Leadership Giving. In this capacity Katharina is driving the organization's proactive outreach to major donors overseeing the design and management of a global capital campaign. She is also in charge of the organization's work with international corporate partners and has successfully set up partnerships with Allianz, Deutsche Post DHL or Marriott International. Prior to that she advised and guided national associations in Eastern Europe in the design and implementation of corporate fundraising strategies. Before her tenure with SOS Children's Villages Katharina was a key member of the task force organizing Austria's participation at the World Exposition 2005 in Japan and the Director of the Austrian Pavilion. She has a strong background in relationship management, intercultural project management and building new teams.