Sebastian Gallander is managing director of the Vodafone Foundation Germany in Berlin. He initially joined the organisation as a fellow but went on to take over the foundation’s think tank. Upon completing his secondary education he first completed his community service year in a senior citizens’ centre and then studied communications in Berlin and Seattle. Thereafter he started working as consultant in the fields of strategy and political communication at the agency Scholz & Friends. Before transitioning to his position at the Vodafone Foundation, he graduated with a Master in Public Administration (MPA) – on a Harvard University fellowship – from the Kennedy School of Government.