Judith has been engaged in EIT Urban Mobility since its very inception and was active during its proposal and start-up phase. Over the last two decades, Judith acquired a wide expertise with European funding schemes, advised on EU Framework Programmes (FP6, FP7, HORIZON 2020) and became deeply involved in the politics and operations of various KICs. She supported the establishment of consortia, managed proposals and administered collaborative European and international projects at various institutions – amongst others – the Max-Planck Society and the Technical University of Munich. Working for a consultancy, she gained experiences with the commercialization of research results and new technologies as well as the design and marketing of training programs with a strong entrepreneurial component for international customers. She holds an interdisciplinary Masters' Degree in Contemporary European Studies from the University of Sussex.