Melina Schneider, since April 2019 Head of Educational Department at the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber (WKÖ) in Vienna. From 10/2017 to 03/2019 Head of Taskforce „Internationalization of VET and skilled workforce“ at the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber. From 2014 to 9/2017 member of the cabinet of the Austrian Federal Minister of Science, Research and Economy, responsible for European and International Affairs and Innovation and Research Policy a well as Vocational Training. From 2/2009 to 9/2013 Policy Advisor for Education and Innovation Policy at the Austrian Permanent Representation to the EU in Brussels. Studies of International Business Administration in Vienna and Madrid, European Voluntary Service in France.