Head of Division, Division of Global Health Research, Federal Ministry of Education and Research
Andrea Spelberg is head of division for global health research at the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) and responsible for pharmaceutical and global health research. She joined the ministry in 2002, and from 2009 to 2017 served as head of division for higher education policy. Prior to joining the ministry, she worked as program officer at the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, the main German research funding organization. Andrea Spelberg received a Master of Laws from the Washington College of Law at American University in Washington, DC. She received her legal training in Cologne and at the University of Augsburg, Germany.