Julia Steckeler joined MedicalMountains in December 2014 as a cluster manager. In 2018 she was appointed as CEO. She is committed to the political representation of the cluster's interests with a particular focus on making the voices of the many SME's heard. She further focuses on developing and leading joint projects, trainings and alliances that aim on a more pragmatic but secure implementation of regulatory requirements. Julia holds a Masters degree in Marketing from the University of Sheffield and a bachelor's degree in International Business Administration which she obtained in a dual study programme at Karl Storz.