Sandra Gassner is acquiring funding from international finance institutions. Besides, she is actively forming consortia for EU and World Bank contracts in CEE and SEE and implements projects as tourism development consultant and trainer. In the past, she has worked as an independent consultant for EU funded projects in Bulgaria, Serbia, Ukraine, Lithuania, Kyrgyz Republic and Egypt for Ministries and private sector clients. Her specialization area covers project and strategy development, marketing/product development and training on the job for tourism development projects. She has also worked as Managing Director of the Austrian International Consultants. A project funded by the Austrian Ministry of Economics and the Austrian Chamber of Commerce with the aim to connect Austrian companies and organisations to successfully apply for EU funded projects. Sandra holds a master’s degree in economics which she has obtained from the University of Applied Sciences in Krems, Austria.