LÃ©onie SchÃ¤fer is Senior Manager Global Liaison at the German National Research and Education Network (DFN). At DFN, she is responsible for coordinating the DFN contribution to international projects and joint developments.
Prior to joining DFN, LÃ©onie spent several years in Science where she conducted own research and was responsible for managing EU research projects. Later she served as Scientific Officer at the EU Commission, DG INFSO, dealing with innovation policies, new research trends and emerging research communities in respect to ICT-related technologies. LÃ©onie graduated and received her PhD in Computer Science from the Technical University of Berlin.