Daniela Zehentner-Capell is head of the division “Trade Policy” at the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) since 2013. Between 2009 and 2013, she held various leading positions in the Ministry. From 2005 to 2009, Daniela Zehentner-Capell was senior political advisor for economic cooperation and development for the parliamentary group at the German Bundestag. Between 2001 and 2004 she worked as policy advisor for international affairs at the federal office of the Free Democratic Party in Berlin. She studied law with focus on International and European Law as well as International Organizations at the University of Bonn. Daniela Zehentner-Capell is married and has a son.