Manuela Greipel is the founding executive director of Machbarschaft e.V. and supports the team primarily in the areas of business development, strategy, networking and communication. Additionally, she is responsible for the project management of the exhibitions at GRIMMWELT Kassel (Germany) and was acting head of the press/public relations/marketing department there in 2020. Her background is in visual communication, digital transformation, design, fundraising, cultural/corporate communication and communication in space. She also has a lectureship at Fulda University of Applied Sciences.