Cordula Dernbach (born in 1965) lives in Aschaffenburg and is a trained media and special needs teacher. Since 1992 her main occupation has been with the child guidance office of Caritas in Aschaffenburg. She has no children but plays regularly with her seven nephews and nieces.
As a freelance writer she reviews games and educational media for the German Press Agency (dpa), the dpa children’s news service and the computer trade publication c’t. She regularly visits the fairs in Essen and Nuremberg. She has already had experience in judging children’s games from her time in the jury of the graphics prize “Graf Ludo”.