Celina Proffen (1996) completed her undergraduate studies in Economics (B.Sc.) at the University of Bonn. Subsequently, she visited the University of California, Berkeley, where she attended courses from the Economics Ph.D. track and worked with high-frequency financial markets data. After completing internships at the German Development Bank (KfW) and McKinsey, she joined the Ph.D. in Economics track of the Graduate School of Economics Finance and Management (GSEFM) at Goethe University.
In her free time Celina volunteers for a local NGO, practices martial arts, and enjoys playing (long) board games with her friends.