Ms. Annelies Vilim has been the Chief Executive Officer of Global Responsibility since 2013, which is the Austrian Platform for 35 member organizations working in development cooperation and humanitarian aid. Before that, Ms. Vilim worked as a freelance trainer for executive managers and as a consultant for organizational and strategy development for many years. She also gained many years of experience in public affairs management in several European countries. She can look back at a wide range of experience in areas such as politics, business, education and civil society. After completion of her studies in sociology and cultural anthropology at the University of Vienna, Austria, she started her career as a manager in political campaigning in Austria.