Dr. Cornelia Hoffmann
Head of EU Programmes & Democracy

Dr. Cornelia Hoffmann is Head of EU Programmes and Democracy at the European Union office of the Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung in Brussels, where she is responsible for the worldwide supervision of EU projects, capacity building of project partners and the representation of the foundation in the European Network of Political Foundations (ENoP).

Before joining the Brussels Office, Cornelia worked as research fellow at the University of Antwerp. Her research focused on the use of performance information in decision-making processes, particularly in strategic planning, and the (in-)compatibility of accountability and learning efforts in these settings.The research project was funded by the Flemish Government in the scope of the Policy Research Centre "Governmental organization - Decisive Governance" (2012-2015), for which she also provided policy recommendations.

Previously, she worked as Consultant at the Governance Directorate of the OECD in Paris.

Cornelia has also gained professional experience in a number of other institutions, such as the Scientific Council for Government Policy in The Hague, the European Liaison Office of the German Research Organisations (KoWi) and the European Office of Bavarian Local Authorities, both in Brussels.

Cornelia holds a BA in European Cultural History from the University of Augsburg (Germany), a MA in European Union Studies from the University of Leiden (Netherlands), and a PhD in Political Sciences from the University of Antwerp (Belgium).