Tatjana König studied law at University in Berlin and Bonn, specialising in International and European Law. She holds a postgraduate degree in Mediation. Her professional career started with positions in the field of politics. Later she worked for a leading international communication agency in Berlin, where she headed a PR Unit with clients from the public and the private sector before setting up her own communication business. In 2013 she was appointed Managing Director of the Falling Walls Foundation.