Dr. Barbara Drexler is Associate Dean and Head of the FS Sustainable World Academy. Barbara has more than ten years’ experience in higher education management. Her expertise includes curriculum design, business development, quality assurance, and higher education policy. She has worked as a senior expert in Africa, South East Asia as well as the Caribbean and Eastern Europe.
In Summer 2019, Barbara and her team launched the FS Sustainable World Academy, which offers professional and executive courses dedicated to the advancement of the UN Sustainable Development Goals. The Academy’s value proposition is to educate bankers, microfinance professionals, policy makers, students and businesses dedicated to sustainability about concrete techniques which can be put to use to achieve equitable and environmentally conscientious growth.
Dr. Drexler holds a PhD in Monetary Economics from Witten Herdecke University Germany, a Master in Political Economy from the London School of Economics and a Bachelor in Economics, Politics and Philosophy from the University of York, UK. She continues to teach Economics at undergraduate and postgraduate level both for the Frankfurt School of Finance & Management and the Protestant University Congo, Kinshasa. Prior to joining Frankfurt School in 2007 Dr. Drexler worked for the German Central Bank, Bundesbank.