Science Counsellor, Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany
Andrea Noske was appointed First Counsellor (Science) in August 2022. Her main responsibilities include science and technology policy as well as vocational education policy. She had previously completed a seven-year post as Head of Division 'Bioeconomy; Sustainable Economy' at the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research. Andrea Noske started her career at Forschungszentrum Juelich as a Desk Officer at Project Management Juelich. In 1991, she joined the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF). From 2010 ' 2011 she was also Head of the German Delegation at the OECD Science and Technology Policy Committee and also at the OECD Education Policy Committee. From September 2011 to August 2015 Andrea Noske was Head of the Science and Technology section at the German Embassy in Washington, D.C.