Corinna Hörst is deputy director at the Brussels office of the German Marshall Fund of the United States (GMF) supporting the executive director in all aspects of strategic planning, operations, personnel, management and communication. In this capacity, she plays a central role in program planning, networking and relationship building with stakeholders from government, media, business, as well as non-governmental and think tank communities. She is also managing the day-to-day operations of the Transatlantic Foundation, a project in support of GMF’s transatlantic activities with European partners. She monitors and frequently comments on transatlantic relations and European Union affairs and is engaged in various women leadership development activities. She is president of the Brussels chapter of Women in International Security (WIIS) and also founded the European Network of Female Policy Experts in Brussels. Before coming to GMF in 1999, she was a teaching associate at Miami University, teaching American and World history and worked as assistant project manager at a publishing company in Germany. Hörst has a Ph.D and master’s degree in history and studied at Miami University, Ohio, US, the University of Heidelberg, Germany and St. Andrews University, Scotland.