Silke, a seasoned association professional, is curious and interested in many topics and could be described best as a ‘do-it-all’ who loves to empower people and sets up new innovative initiatives.
Ever since the start of her career in the year 2000 she has been working for and with associations.
She just has been promoted to Head of Growth at Euroheat & Power, where she will be focusing on delivering maximum value to members and other key stakeholders as well as improving the associations marketing and events services - previously she held the position of Head of Operations and Communications & Events Manager. She joined Euroheat & Power in March 2011 from Colloquium Brussels, a Professional Congress Organiser, where she was the Conference Director for European/International Associations clients. Prior to Colloquium, Silke worked for different associations such as SEMI, where she covered SEMICON Europe & Russia Trade Shows; the European Wind Energy Association, where she lead the events and marketing team; and UITP – Advancing Public Transport, the beginning of her career.
She currently serves on the Boardroom magazine advisory board and recently completed the Executive Master In International Association Management at Solvay Brussels School of Economics & Management. In 2018 she made it to the Successful Meetings’ annual list of the 25 most influential people in the meetings industry.