Hanna Müller is part of a network of young German and Chinese leaders from all sectors who come together to engage in intensive dialogue and to undergo further professional and intercultural training. The Zukunftsbrücke – Chinese-German Young Professional Campus takes place in alternate years in China and Germany.
Hanna Müller is currently Chief Representative Greater China at the Federation of German Industries (BDI). BDI is the umbrella organisation of German industry and industry-related service providers, speaks on behalf of 40 sector associations, and represents over 100,000 large, medium-sized and small enterprises with more than eight million employees. In her role, she is representing the interests of German business in China towards the Chancellery, several German Federal Ministries, European Commission, political think tanks, business associations, and Chinese governmental authorities. This includes drafting advocacy papers and speeches on behalf of BDI, preparing policy briefs, interviews and press releases, writing articles and giving lectures on China-related economic affairs. Hanna started her studies with sinology and politics at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität in Munich and then went to China to study one year at Zhejiang University in Hangzhou. She holds a Master’s degree in East Asian Politics and a Bachelor’s degree in East Asian Politics and Economics from the Ruhr-Universität Bochum. During her studies, she completed several internships in order to gain practical experience, such as at the German Embassy in Singapore and Hunan Vsung Investment in Xiangtan/China.