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TEAM

Turning opportunities into success stories.

Our team consists of active board members of federal business associations, former diplomats, as well as former members of federal parliament and combines an in-depth market expertise with strong networks, reputation and credibility.

Picture Maximilian HoffmannChairman, German Partner

 

Maximilian Hoffmann is a professional business-lobbyist, and the Chairman of German Partner.

He was General Secretary of the “Federal Business Association of Germany and the Gulf Cooperation Council Countries” (Germany and the Gulf-States), and Board Member of the “Federal Association of German Business in Ukraine”. Maximilian is well-connected to decision-makers and opinion-leaders from large German enterprises, as well as the so called “German Mittelstand”.

 

Vita

  • Chairman, Foreign Council on Economic Relations (since 2018)
  • Chairman, German Partner (since 2017)
  • Secretary General, Federal Business Association of Germany and the Members of the Gulf Cooperation Council (2015-2017)
  • Member of the Executive Board, Federal Association of German Business in Ukraine (2008-2017)
  • Entrepreneur (1995-2011)
Picture Christian Grosse

Member of the Executive Board, Federal Association “Liberaler Mittelstand”

 

Christian is a very active and well-connected lobbyist.

 

He is a board member of the Federal Association “Liberaler Mittelstand”, a pre-organization to the German Liberal Party, that supports German business predominantly run by classic “owner-entrepreneurial families”.

 

Vita

  • Member of the Executive Board, Federal Association “Liberaler Mittelstand” (since 2017)
  • Board Member, Federal Business Association of Germany and the Members of the Gulf Cooperation Council (since 2017)
  • Chairman, Liberaler Mittelstand Berlin (since 2016)
  • Chairman, FDP Dahlem (German Liberal Party) (since 2012)
Picture Jelena V. Hoffmann

Member of the German Federal Parliament (Bundestag) a.D.

 

Jelena V. Hoffmann has more than 25 years experience as a Diplomat, Politician and Lobbyist.

 

She was a member of the German Federal Parliament (Bundestag), the German Delegation of the European Council and the Western European Union, and a Honorary Consul to Ukraine.

An expert on foreign policy and digitalization in business and industry with an extensive network of decision makers, she specializes in market entry scenarios for international companies.

She is active as a lobbyist, advisor and representative of  international companies and organizations.

 

Vita

  • President, Foundation West-Oestliche-Begegnungen (since 2017)
  • Board Member, Federal Business Association of Germany and the Members of the Gulf Cooperation Council (2015-2017)
  • Honorary Consul of Ukraine (2008-2016)
  • President of the Board of Trustees (2013-2016), German-Ukrainian Forum
  • Board Member (2008-2016), German-Ukrainian Forum
  • President of the Federal Association of German Business in Ukraine (2006-2016)
  • Member of the German Federal Parliament (1994- 2005)
  • Member of the German Deligation of the European Council and the Western European Union (1994-2005)