We combine experience in public administration, politics, digitalisation and data analysis
GovMind is a young technology company headquartered in Berlin that systematically collects, analyses and interprets information on GovTech solutions. On this basis, we develop scalable knowledge products. Since our founding in 2020, we have been bringing innovative solutions into use by states and administrations. Our team is complemented by strong partners in sales and software development.
Anna Alles is focused on the development of new GovMind products and services. Previously, she has worked for the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe complementing their intrapreneurship unit to support the development of new digital business models. In addition, she has gained deeper insights into German administration through her work as policy advisor, including clients such as the Federal Ministry for Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth. Anna Alles studied business, social and cultural psychology in London, Lüneburg and Kuala Lumpur.
Manuel Kilian is Founder and CEO of GovMind. Before founding GovMind, Manuel worked as a strategy consultant for digital business models and as an investment manager for a leading German FinTech firm. He gained additional experience in politics as Chief of Staff to the President of the Federation of German Industries (‘Bundesverband der Deutschen Industrie’) and as Guest Researcher in the British Cabinet Office. Manuel studied in Cambridge, Maastricht and Paris and is Founder and President of the Netzwerk Technologie & Gesellschaft e.V., a non-profit focusing on technological change and societal implications.
Lukas Müller has worked for several years as an organisational and communications consultant for a top federal authority as well as other clients from the public and private sectors. He was also involved in several election campaigns at local and state level as a speaker and campaign manager. He studied social sciences and public policy with a focus on data analysis in Düsseldorf and Berlin and is honorary Managing Director of 180 Degrees Consulting Berlin e.V.
Puja Raghavan is Student Associate at GovMind and focuses on analyzing European GovTech business models. Previously, she has worked with various legal policy research organizations and law practices where she has also evaluated the socio-legal impact of technology-driven government solutions and has helped clients navigate the healthcare and FinTech policy ecosystem in India. Puja studied Political Science from the Lady Shri Ram College for Women in New Delhi, India and read Law from the Campus Law Centre, Faculty of Law, University of Delhi. She has just taken up her Master’s degree in Public Policy at the Hertie School in Berlin, Germany.
Anna Deniz is Student Associate at Govmind and supports at the intersection of data analytics and product management. Before, Anna was the leading product manager for a Brazilian GovTech startup. In addition, she has held positions as technical advisor for a development project in a Brazilian municipality aiming to improve the municipal human development index and she has worked as municipal efficiency specialist focusing on financial data for decision-making. Currently, Anna is pursuing a Master’s degree in Data Science for Public Policy at the Hertie School in Berlin. For her Bachelor’s, she studied abroad at the Australian National University in Canberra, Australia, and holds a degree in Environmental Engineering from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, in Brazil.