Born in the north of Germany as a captains’ daughter, Katja Lucker started her career in Berlin in 1990 as a self-employed cultural manager. Her portfolio ranges from managing tasks at the Kesselhaus Kulturbrauerei and the Karneval der Kulturen to a work with Karlheinz Stockhausen at Haus der Berliner Festspiele. From 2007 until 2011 she continued working as a project manager for creative industries during Ruhr.2010. Throughout the whole time she also acted as a driving force in various local music networks in her position as associated member and juror of divers Berlin music promotion programs. Since January 2013 Katja Lucker has been appointed music representative of Berlin to lead the newly established Musicboard Berlin.