Stefanie Hillegaart studied economics at the Université Paris Dauphine (Bachelor) followed by postgraduate studies of business management in Oxford, Madrid and Paris at the ESCP/EAP.
As an associate of a London consultancy firm she advised multinational pharmaceutical companies on their marketing investments. The main focus of her consultancy work was the development and implementation of specific evaluation models that enable companies to plan, assess and transfer information and data into sustained and more adequate processes. Following this, a Hamburg consultancy firm assigned Stefanie Hillegaart to drive forward and implement their internationalisation strategy.
During the winter semester 2012/2013 she was employed by the HAW (“Hochschule für angewandte Wissenschaften”, Hamburg, Applied Science School) as a lecturer in international marketing. Furthermore, she was involved in a project of adult education and social integration of long-term unemployed.
Stefanie Hillegaart is a board member of the French School association in Hamburg.