Elke Hildegard Beneke is Austrian and studied sociology and ethnology. She is General Manager of EB projektmanagement GmbH, eb consulting and Studystar OG.

As an expert in project development and project management she works in regional development, tourism, lifelong learning, gender equality, labour market policies, adult education, sustainable development and health protection.

In her position as Managing Director and Head of the Employment Department in Vienna, she built up her expertise in strategy formulation, project development and project support concerning the regional labour market and employment (up to 1999).

In subsequent years she gained know-how in gender and diversity, multidimensional business consultancy and financial consultancy to businesses. She is a specialist in EU programmes (Interreg, Leader, ESF and ERDF), and has 15 years’ experience in developing and implementing EU-funded projects. Elke works transnationally in the Alps-Adriatic region and Eastern Europe, and is a Member of TEAM EUROPE, the European Commission’s panel of independent conference speakers.

Working languages

English – German

Phone +43 4242 22 595 0