Executive director, Bertelsmann FoundationAnnette-Heuser

The Bertelsmann Foundation is a private foundation that aims to promote and strengthen trans-Atlantic cooperation. Annette Heuser established both its Washington and Brussels offices. Annette has also designed an international non-profit credit rating agency, INCRA, which would conduct unsolicited foreign-risk assessments and re-define sovereign ratings as public goods. She previously edited Jahrbuch der Europäischen Integration, a publication that covers institutional and political developments in European integration.