Dorothee has been in economics and pensions research for three decades. Her work is focused on pension regulation and governance as well as pension investment and risk management. Dorothee worked with the OECD on an international project on the impact of regulation on pension funds' investment strategies. She also helped MetallRente, Germany's largest pension scheme, to better understand the savings behaviour of their members and improve their governance. Each year, she coordinates the 'Allianz-Oxford Pensions Conference', which takes place at the University of Oxford. Dorothee has published various papers and articles on pension issues.
Previously, Dorothee was head of pensions research at Allianz Global Investors. She managed a broad research programme and helped to develop the company's strategic pension policy. Prior to joining Allianz Group, Dorothee held senior roles at HypoVereinsbank in economic research and strategic planning.