Alexandra Wedekind was born in Ilmenau, Germany. She completed her MA in East Asian Art History and Classical Chinese Studies at Heidelberg University. She subsequently held a trainee position at the Stiftung Schloss Friedenstein in Gotha, Germany, and completed certification training as a specialist for museum collection management and quality standards (Fachreferentin für Sammlungsmanagement und Qualitätsstandarts in Museen). She then held a position as assistant lecturer at the University of Vienna in the Institute for Art History.
Ms. Wedekind joined the IKGA in May 2022 as a part-time publications assistant. In October 2022 she succeeded Ms. Cynthia Peck-Kubaczek in the administrative office.