Lisa Steigertahl (M.Sc) consults emerging ecosystems in building an environment fit for startups and advises on entrepreneurship. She further engages in entrepreneurship research. Lisa is former CEO of the European Startup Network and previously worked as Head of Research & International Strategy at the German Startup Association. She was responsible for both the German Startup Monitor and the European Startup Monitor and co-initiated the European Startup Network (ESN). She graduated from ESCP-Europe with a Master of Science in European Management. She has lived, worked and studied in Berlin, Cambridge, Paris and New York and has long-term experience in the consulting and governmental sectors.