Travis Penner supports the managing board in the areas of strategic planning and overall coordination as well as day-to-day operations and legal issues.
Previously, he oversaw the American Academy in Berlin’s Distinguished Visitors program as well as a range of fundraising initiatives. He has also worked in communications for multinational corporations and foundations and completed a traineeship at the German Hertie Foundation assisting in the development of the organisation’s cross-program alumni network. Travis studied political science and international affairs at Freie Universität Berlin, Sciences Po Paris, and UNSW Sydney.
Advisor to the Managing Board, Weizenbaum-Institut e.V.