Skadi Falatik-Papenroth

Network manager

Skadi is a Network Manager for Big Venture Challenge. Her work in the business and charity sectors has taken her to a wide range of countries including Vietnam, Ukraine and Kyrgyzstan, and previous employers include a Women’s Shelter, The German Agency for International Cooperation and PricewaterhouseCoopers.

Most recently she was Director of Custom Challenge Programmes at the open innovation company InnoCentive. She led a team that designed and delivered custom innovation projects for government, commercial, and non-profit clients.

Skadi is a trained coach and also volunteers as a mentor for Counterpoint’s “50ft Women Mentoring” programme, which facilitates thoughtful, supportive and productive mentoring relationships between inspirational senior professionals and talented young women in their first years of work.