As adviser to BusinessEurope's Director General, Jasmin Ploner supports Markus J. Beyrer in his daily tasks. She previously was an adviser in the BusinessEurope department for International Relations, where she dealt primarily with free-trade agreements. Jasmin started her career at the Austrian Federation of Industries (Industriellenvereinigung) in the field of energy, climate and innovation policies. She holds a joint Master degree in environmental technology and international affairs from the Diplomatic Academy of Vienna and the Technical University of Vienna as well as a Bachelor degree in political science with a focus on European and international studies from the University of Innsbruck. In addition to her native German, she speaks fluent English, Italian and some French.