Head of EU and International Affairs, METRO
Illa Sophia Brockmeyer (*1985) has been Head of EU and International Affairs at METRO AG since January 2023. After studying International Relations at the University of Maastricht, Netherlands and in Salamanca, Spain, Illa Brockmeyer completed a master’s degree in European Politics at the London School of Economics and Political Science. Before joining METRO, Mrs Brockmeyer gained expertise at the Permanent Mission of Germany to the United Nations in New York and the KfW Development Bank in Damascus. Most recently she worked in the politics team of the industrial conglomerate thyssenkrupp AG where she was responsible for managing issues primarily related to industrial policy. In her current position as Head of EU and International Affairs at METRO AG, Mrs Brockmeyer represents METRO’s interests on a wide range of political and regulatory issues in Brussels and internationally while at the same time lobbying for the interests of METRO’s customers.