Based in Freiburg, Germany, Sigrid works as an independent expert, specialising in social protection in conflict settings. She holds degrees in social anthropology, and development economy and cooperation. Sigrid is an experienced field practitioner in humanitarian food assistance, nutrition and safety nets. Her primary focus has been on West Africa. Before beginning her new consultancy role, Sigrid worked for a number of different organisations, including: ACF, Oxfam, WFP, DG ECHO and World Bank. She is a convinced European, fluent in several European languages, and likes creating links between people from different backgrounds in order to create new dynamics.