The combination of public relations and political issues characterizes Dagmar Hemmer’s CV. After studying history and political science, she started her professional career as a research assistant at the Society for Policy Advice and Policy Development (ÖGPP). In the following years, Dagmar worked as a parliamentary assistant in the Austrian Parliament. This was followed by six years at the agency Ecker & Partner, three of them as head of the municipalities and institutions unit. In 2009, Dagmar joined communication matters, where she has been a partner since 2012 and the agency’s sole managing director since 2024. In an honorary capacity, Dagmar has been on the supervisory board of Südwind – Association for Development Policy and Global Justice for ten years.