Ms. Judith Weinberger-Singh was born in Zwiesel, Bavaria, where she completed her high school education (Abitur) in 2010. After completing her bachelor's degree at the University of Passau, Judith graduated with distinction from the University of Glasgow in Scotland with a master’s degree in business and economics with a focus on internationalization. Responsible for the German Business Desk at a consulting firm, she was appointed in various locations, including Delhi (India) and Dubai (UAE). From 2017 to 2021, she served as the Head of Projects and Associate Director at a European not-for-profit company in New Delhi, where she contributed to strengthening economic ties between India, the EU and its member states. The scope of her work included publicly funded partnership projects and initiatives at the intersection of research, industry, politics, and local administration. In her previous role as the Head of District Development in the District of Regen and the Managing Director of district-owned development corporation, she worked closely with political decision-makers, authorities, ministries, and international partners on the future-oriented approach of regional development and local development policy.
Since 2019, she has been an honorary ambassador of German India Startup Exchange Program (GINSEP) which is supported by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action (BMWK). Additionally, she is a founding member of the Women's Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (WICCI) India-EU Business Council. In 2020, Ms. Weinberger-Singh was honoured with the title of Europe India 40 under 40 Leaders by the Europe India Centre for Business and Industry (EICBI).
With her previous work experience in both India and Germany, specifically Bavaria, in the fields of economic development and cooperation, Ms. Weinberger-Singh is looking forward to further enhancing collaboration between both countries, with a special focus on the partnership between Bavaria and Karnataka, in her new role at HSF India. Furthermore, she is excited about collaborating with the foundation's partners in India as well as the region on numerous impactful projects.
To get in touch with Ms. Weinberger-Singh, please send an email to Weinberger-Singh(at)hss.de.