Annelie was born, grew up, and received her education in Vienna. A passionate reader and certified bookseller, she also obtained a Master’s degree in History and Political Sciences at the University of Vienna. She spent several years abroad working at the Austrian consulate general in Montreal, the EU Commission in Brussels, and the Austrian Broadcasting Corporation’s (ORF) office in Brussels. She then became a news editor for the ORF television news in Vienna and later a senior PR consultant at public relations agencies in Vienna. She also worked as Head of Communications at one of Austria’s leading business law firms for more than 14 years. Today, she happily focuses on arts, culture, and on the more than 2,000-year-history of Vienna and its surroundings. She offers a variety of themed tours, ranging from history, art, legends, imperial splendor, art nouveau and modernism to more complex topics such as Jewish Vienna, economics and law in Vienna, women’s changing roles over the course of history, or the multifaceted history of networking in Vienna.