Dr. Katharina Gnath is senior project manager at the Bertelsmann Stiftung's "Europe's Future" program, where she is responsible for the joint research project with the Jacques Delors Centre "Repair & Prepare: Strengthening Europe". Katharina Gnath is an expert on European and international economic issues and is currently working on the European internal market, the eurozone and the political economy of economic reforms in the EU. Previously, she was a fellow at the Stiftung Neue Verantwortung and the German Society on Foreign Relations (DGAP) in Berlin. After graduating Katharina Gnath was a trainee at the European Central Bank in Frankfurt and taught in the master´s programme at the Hertie School of Governance. She holds a PhD from the Free University and the Hertie School of Governance in Berlin on the external relations of the euro zone in international financial institutions. She studied Philosophy, Politics and Economics at the University of Oxford and holds an MSc in EU Politics from the London School of Economics (LSE). She has received grants from the Fritz Thyssen Stiftung, the DAAD, and was awarded a Fox International Fellowship at Yale University.