Dr. Christine Leitner is Senior Advisor and co-founder of the recently established Centre for Economics and Public Administration (CEPA) in London.

Since 2013 she has been a Senior Policy Advisor at the Austrian Ministry of Science Research and Economy in Vienna in the field of export and investment policy.

From 2006 to 2013 she headed the Center for European Public Administration (CEPA) at Danube University, Austria, where she focused on innovation in the public sector and international good practice exchange.

From 2002 to 2010 she was the Director of the European e-Government Awards, a ‘lighthouse’ project initiated and funded by the European Commission.

From 1997 to 2006 she was Senior Lecturer at the European Institute of Public Administration (EIPA) in Maastricht. Previously, she headed the European integration unit at the Ministry of Economic Affairs.