Ottilie Bälz is Senior Vice President for Global Issues at the Robert Bosch Stiftung, Germany, overseeing the work of the foundation in the thematic areas of migration and climate change. She is also the coordinator of the Foundation’s Ukraine engagement. Ottilie has over twenty years of experience in the philanthropic sector, complemented by experience in government, the cultural sector, and civil society.
She is the author of several articles on climate-induced migration, on German-Russian cultural relations and on German and Russian foreign cultural policy. She studied Slavic and German Philology and Central and Eastern European History in Cologne and Moscow and holds an MA degree from the University of Cologne.
She is member of the council of Agora Agriculture – the Think Tank for Food, Agriculture and Forestry, and member of the independent selection committee of the Expert Council on Integration and Migration.
She is a member of the Supervisory Board.