Katja Funke is an independent Public Financial Management (PFM) consultant.
She was with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for more than ten years. where provided technical assistance to emerging economies and developing countries across continents. Prior to joining the IMF, she worked at the European Central Bank.

She is the author of numerous books and papers and holds a Ph.D. (Dr.rer.pol.) in economics and an MBA (Diplomkaufffrau).