Dr. Katharina Gnath is senior project manager at the Bertelsmann Stiftung and coordinates the liaison office for the "Repair and Prepare: Strengthening the Euro" research project at the Jacques Delors Institut - Berlin. Katharina Gnath is an expert on European and international economic governance and is currently conducting research on the governance of the euro zone and the political economy of economic reforms in Europe. Prior to this she held fellowships at the stiftung neue verantwortung and the German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP) in Berlin and in 2014 was a member of the Think 20 advisory team during the Australian G20 Presidency. After graduating Katharina Gnath was a trainee at the European Central Bank in Frankfurt and taught in the masterĀ“s programme at the Hertie School of Governance. She holds a PhD from the Free University and the Hertie School of Governance in Berlin on the external relations of the euro zone in international financial institutions. She studied Philosophy, Politics and Economics at the University of Oxford and holds an MSc in EU Politics from the London School of Economics (LSE). She has received grants from the Fritz Thyssen Stiftung, the DAAD, and was awarded a Fox International Fellowship at Yale University.