About - German Partner
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German Partner is a premier business lobbying & executive affairs organization.

 

We offer trusted counsels to a selected group of innovation-driven clients to thrive in the heavily competitive German market.

 

We go beyond opening doors and developing tailored solutions to initiate ongoing dialogs with key stakeholders, to strengthen relationships with decision-makers, and to position companies as market leaders in Germany, and across the globe.

TEAM

Picture Jelena V. HoffmannJelena V. Hoffmann

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

 

Jelena V. Hoffmann has more than 20 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

 

  • Board Member, Federal Business Association of Germany and the Members of the Gulf Cooperation Council (since 2016)
  • 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)

Pic Torsten Dehne, European Finance ForumThorsten Dehne

Partner | Board Member (State of Berlin), European Finance Forum

 

Thorsten is a leading expert in the financial sector with more than 20 years experience in various executive positions.

 

Today he is the Board Member of the European Finance Forum (State of Berlin), and a popular speaker and moderator at national economic conferences and meetings.

He is  also the author of a wide variety of articles and chapters in finance trade journals, magazines, and books.

Vita

 

  • Board Member (State of Berlin), European Finance Forum (since 2009)
  • Director of Markets, Products, Competition and Communication, Association of German Guarantee Banks (2009-2012)
  • Head of Government relations, VDB (2009-2012)
  • Regional Manager East Germany and State of Berlin, National Association of German Cooperative Banks (BVR) (2004-2008)
  • Regional Manager East Germany and State of Berlin, Dresdner Bank (1999-2004)

Portrait Christian GrosseChristian Grosse

Partner | Board Member, 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

 

  • Board Member 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 Christoph NitzChristoph Nitz

Partner | Member Board of Directors, German Federal Journalist Association (DJV Berlin)

 

Christoph is a German journalist, lobbyist and leading expert on public relations, media engagement and strategic communications. His focuses includes high-level event organisation ranging from parliamentary formats to background discussions and conferences.

 

He is board member of the German Federal Journalist Association DJV.

Vita

 

  • Board Member German Federal Journalist Association DJV (since 2017)

Foto of Soeren Mund, PartnerSören Mund

Partner | Expert for Communication and Branding

 

Sören is an expert for communication and branding.
He has more than 15 years of experience in political & business campaigning, brand positioning, media relations and communication strategy.

Vita

 

  • Lecturer, media, communication and campaigning at HWTK – University of Applied Sciences in Berlin (since 2016)
  • Head, umbrella campaign for Car Safety Systems Bosch, Hella, Valeo, Continental, DVR (2006-2015)
  • Head, campaign for reintegration of woman on maternity leave, Ministry of Information and Communications Technology ICT-QATAR (2011-2012)
  • Head, campaign for the International Year of Forests, United Nations/Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture (2009-2011)
  • Organizer, 72nd International PEN Congress in Berlin, English PEN and German Chancellery (2005-2006)
  • Team Member Milan Horacek (Member of the European Parliament a.D.) and Hans-Joachim Otto (Member of the Federal German Parliament a.D., Chairman of the Federal Media Commission & the Federal Committee for Media, Internet and Digital Agenda (FDP) a.D.) (2003-2005)

Picture Wolfram Rehbock

Wolfram Rehbock

Partner | Chairman of the Board, German Bar Association  Ukraine

 

Wolfram is an leading expert on exclusive business relations with an extensive network of decision makers. He specializes in market entry scenarios for international companies into Ukraine.

 

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

Vita

 

  • Chairman of the Board, German Bar Association in Ukraine
  • Chairman of the Board, European-Ukrainian Energy Agency (until 2015)
  • Member of the Board, German Business Association in Ukraine (until 2015)
  • Chairman of the Board, Association of German and Ukrainian Lawyers (until 2014)

Rebecca Loudres

Assistant

Sebastian Marschner

Project Manager