Since April 2019, Dr. Hanna Proner is Director for the Universities & Research division at Zeitverlag Gerd Bucerius. She studied political science, journalism and German studies in Mainz, earned her doctorate in political science and held a junior professorship in domestic policy and sustainability until 2011. Then she switched from science to business. Since 2012, she has held various positions at the ZEIT-publishing house.
She is now responsible for all topics and platforms that DIE ZEIT, ZEIT ONLINE and academics provide for universities and research institutions. She advises universities and research institution on the topics of science communication and research marketing, student and staff recruitment in science. She is also a lecturer for communication and rhetoric.