2017 Forum programme

Beate Degen
 Beate Degen



Beate Degen has more than 20 years of expertise in oil & gas, life sciences, agriculture and education. She has a backgroundin operations research, econometrics and mathematics. Currently, she is a partner at EY and serving large clients across Europe, Middle East and Africa.
Previously, Beate has been working for Bayer AG, a multinational Life Science company, focusing on developing new strategies, driving innovation and developing new businesses. She is publishing on quantitative analytics and was also teaching leadership at Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles.

Beate is passionate about developing innovative solutions andcombining disciplines to solve key problems of today’s and tomorrow’s world. She has a long-term affiliation with ITU as being a member of ITU’s Independent Management Advisory Committee, where she’s currently serving as Chair. She’sas well advisory board member of the “m-Powering-Development Initiative”.