Ulrike Sauerwald studied in the Universities of Münster and Freiburg, Germany and obtained her degree in Political Economics in 1990. She completed her PhD in Business Administration and Management 1993.
She has worked in Italy since 1993 in Andersen Consulting (later Accenture) and Arthur Andersen in Change Management, Training and Recruitment before entering Boehringer Mannheim as Head of Business Process Reengineering.
In 2006 she moved to qualitative research as freelancer in Value Lab, then to Kantar TNS Global for qualitative research of international projects focusing on HR and Gender issues in multinational companies.
Since 2016 she is Head of Research, Knowledge Management and International Relations in Valore D, association of companies to promote gender balance and a more inclusive culture for the growth of Italy and its economic system. In this role, Ulrike combines her dedication to research with her passion for Diversity and Inclusion.