Birgit Hanny

At present Deputy Managing Director at ASIIN (Accreditation Agency for Study Programs in Engineering, Informatics, Natural Sciences and Mathematics e. V.) and Authorized Signatory of ASIIN Consult GmbH, Düsseldorf (Germany). Responsible for development and enhancement of criteria and procedural principles for external quality assurance at universities (at system/institutional and programme level), improvement of the agency’s processes and responsibility for the agency’s quality management, strategic planning, relationship management towards member organisations, representation of the agency within public bodies at national level and in international working groups/organisations, consulting services with regard to quality management systems. Former experience as Consultant / Senior Consultant, KPMG Consulting AG (BearingPoint) in the fields of public services and financial services and as a Research Fellow at the University of Cologne, Institute for Political Science and European Issues in Germany (major areas of research: European integration policies, organisational development, system-changes, Italian politics).