Elke studied Legal Sciences and Business Administration at the universities of Graz and Linz. Besides handling all the legal aspects and administrations of Red Sea Project she is managing Akademie Graz, a renowned Austrian art and culture association.
She has worked as a journalist, photographer and in marketing and accounting. Elke is a very traditional Red Sea lover, as a technical diver she chooses to spend most of her holidays diving in the Red Sea. She has been involved in countless public awareness programs and environmental protection campaigns. She is also dedicating big parts of her life for the integration of minorities and social justice through her involvement in different organizations.