Anke Janetzki


Anke Janetzki (she/her/hers) is Head of Policy and Communications of the Association of German Women Entrepreneurs (Verband deutscher Unternehmerinnen – VdU). She is responsible for government relations regarding economic, women’s and equality policy issues and represents the Association in the W20. Anke has more than fifteen years of experience in developing and implementing government affairs, reputation management and crisis communications strategies for various companies and organisations. Before joining the Association of German Women Entrepreneurs, she worked as Director for an international communications consultancy leading the public and corporate affairs unit in Berlin. Prior to that, she was as a research assistant at the Ilmenau University of Technology and worked in the communication department of Mercedes Benz. She holds a Master’s Degree in Media and Communications Studies from Ilmenau University of Technology.