Kerstin Lohse-Friedrich
Director Communications
Kerstin Lohse-Friedrich

Kerstin Lohse-Friedrich is Director Communications and leads external and internal communications and MERICS events. Prior to taking on this position, she worked as radio correspondent at ARD-Hauptstadtstudio, reporting on economic, financial, and foreign policy. From 2000 to 2005, she was the founding bureau chief of the ARD studio in Shanghai. 
She studied Political Science and China Studies in Heidelberg, Beijing and Leiden and holds a master’s degree in Political Science and China Studies from Heidelberg University and a MBA in Communication and Leadership from Quadriga University, Berlin.

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Kerstin Lohse-Friedrich

Director Communications

Kerstin Lohse-Friedrich is Director Communications and leads external and internal communications and MERICS events. Prior to taking on this position, she worked as radio correspondent at ARD-Hauptstadtstudio, reporting on economic, financial, and foreign policy. From 2000 to 2005, she was the founding bureau chief of the ARD studio in Shanghai. 
She studied Political Science and China Studies in Heidelberg, Beijing and Leiden and holds a master’s degree in Political Science and China Studies from Heidelberg University and a MBA in Communication and Leadership from Quadriga University, Berlin.

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