Beate Degen (Anthem Wales)


Beate is on the Board of Directors Board of Anthem, the new Arts Council Wales / Welsh Assembly initiative aimed at funding creators and students of music in Wales aged between 3 – 25. She has over 25 years of experience in the private sector and academia. She is a former Advisory partner at Ernst & Young and has been teaching at the academy for international education in Bonn. She currently serves on an honorary capacity as the Chair of the Independent Management Advisory Committee (IMAC) of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) in the United Nations and has been involved in the UN Equals program since its early beginnings. She has a background in business economics and majored in econometrics and operations research. Before joining EY, Beate held various management positions at Bayer AG.
Next to gardening and breeding chicken, Beate has since early childhood a passion for music and is currently working on a book about music in Cologne.

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