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, since 2012 she has been partner and manages the agency together with Christian Kollmann. In an honorary capacity, Dagmar has been on the supervisory board of Südwind – Association for Development Policy and Global Justice for ten years.