Andrea Servaty has been the Head of Communications at Deutsche Telekom Stiftung since May 2005. Her responsibilities include strategic communications, event management, and media and public relations. After studying foreign languages, she initially worked as a translator before joining the business desk at Reuters, a news agency, (now known as Thomson Reuters) in Bonn in 1991. She was a corporate communications manager at Deutsche Telekom from 1996 to 1998. Between 1998 and 2000, she worked as a freelance journalist and PR copywriter specializing in energy, telecommunications and business before joining Bonn-based media agency Laycom as its editorial director.