Ulrike Maurer joined IZA in December 1999. As head of the Event Management she is responsible for the general planning, organization and controlling of all international and domestic conferences and workshops.
Ulrike Maurer studied English and Music at Bonn University. Following she worked in the news departments of various TV and radio stations. From 1995 to 1999 she was part of the public relations staff of a governing party in the German Bundestag and as such responsible for the marketing of events and publications.