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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)
Picture Christoph Nitz

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)

Picture Wolfram Rehbock

 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

  • Member of the Executive Board, German-Ukrainian-Forum (since 2017)
  • Chairman of the Board, German Bar Association in Ukraine (since 2012)
  • 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)
Foto of Soeren 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)