Since September 2017 Dr. Julia Reuss serves as managing director of United Europe. She started her career at the Herbert-Quandt Foundation before she has served as a political advisor in the German Bundestag. From 2009 to 2012 she was the Principal Private Secretary to the German Federal Minister of Transport. From 2013 on she gained international business experience in senior management positions in the strategy department of Deutsche Bahn and the French Railway company SNCF. Dr. Reuss studied in Vienna, Washington D.C. and Berlin and holds a PhD in political science.