Project Manager, Smart Change Jakarta, Berlin Senate Department for Economics, Energy and Public Enterprises
Since March 2020, Helen Franke is part of the Smart Change project, coordinated by the Berlin Senate Department for Economics, Energy and Public Enterprises. Smart Change is an EU funded project between the local authorities of Berlin, Jakarta as well as further collaboration with Bangkok. She manages the project activities connected to improved good governance with a focus on smart city and urban innovation. Before that, she worked for the EU office in the central administration of the Technical University Berlin, mainly coordinating partnerships with innovation communities of the European Institute of Innovation and Technology, dedicated towards digital and climate-neutral transformation.