Cornelia Kunze

Entrepreneur, author, speaker & Chair of international board of Global Women in PR, 30 years international experience in PR

Cornelia Kunze has been a senior PR agency executive, communicator and strategist for 30 years, working across Europe, Asia and the US. She is the chair of the international board of Global Women in PR and the national chapter chair in Germany. The network is supporting women to occupy more leadership positions in a profession which is dominated by female talent, but led by men. 2018 Cornelia co-founded her own virtual consultancy with a collective of 20 senior advisors around the globe.

Her various functions at Edelman, the biggest PR agency globally included the operational leadership for offices in Europe, practice leadership in Asia Pacific as well as the lead for a key account structure with forty accounts across all regions. Cornelia has led award-winning communications and marketing work for many multi-national brands headquartered across the globe, set up global teams and structures, led numerous agency pitches by bringing together specialist talents to produce better and more creative outputs in a faster time.

Cornelia is a speaker about brand topics and a university lecturer on international communication management. Cornelia has studied marketing and business administration in Germany and France, lived in Germany and India, and worked in most markets in Europe and Asia. Her experience as an operational business leader has influenced her approach to communications and marketing, which is business-minded, pragmatic, and based on common sense.

Cornelia believes, that we cannot stop to challenge the status quo of gender equality and equity, while implementing change every single day.

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