Mildner is Director of the Aspen Institute Germany in Berlin. She is adjunct professor at the Hertie School. She was Head of the department “External Economic Policy” at the Federation of German Industries (BDI, 2014-2020). She
was also Sherpa for the German Business7 Presidency (2015) and the German
Business20 Presidency (2016-2017). Prior to joining BDI, she was Member of the
Board of the German Institute for International and Security Affairs (SWP) and
headed the program “Globalization and the World Economy” at the DGAP.