Regional director

Bettina Klein


Bettina Klein is the Regional Director for artists living in Germany, Egypt, Turkey, Lebanon and Switzerland.

Bettina Klein studied at the ISW Business School Freiburg and at the University of Maastricht. Following her Master's degree in 2007, she worked as a gallery manager for Total Arts Gallery, and from 2010 as Head of the Exhibitions department at the international art fair Art Dubai. In 2013 she took over the management of the Abraaj Group Art Prize & Collection, one of the world's largest private equity investing firm operating in the growth markets of Africa, Asia, Latin America, the Middle East and Turkey.
During this time, she was involved in jury processes as well as in  curatorial consultancy. Early on she worked together with emerging galleries and artists such as the Deutsche Bank artist of the year 2016, Basim Magdy.
She participated in conferences of various international institutions, including the Qatar Museum Authority, Sharjah Art Foundation and Art Athina. Since 2012, she has been a member of the External Advisory Board for the Arts and Cultural Programs of Maastricht University.