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Julia Ackermann

Julia Ackermann

coordinated the preparation, execution and evaluation of a number of international conferences on behalf of the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH. Her degree in political science enabled her to contribute valuable input.  She is, among other things, responsible for managing external service providers, supporting national and international stakeholders from the political, civil society, economic and scientific arenas and guaranteeing seamless team coordination before and during events. Julia Ackermann is one of the CEOs of greenstorming.

Jessica Araya

completed her degree in translation (German and English into Spanish) in Santiago de Chile. Her curiosity for and fascination with foreign cultures eventually led her to Germany where she studied literature in Heidelberg. After years of working as a Spanish teacher, she joined the organizational team of the International Literature Festival Berlin (ilb). She has been supporting greenstorming GmbH as a Project Assistant since March 2017.

 

Nikolaus Bender

Nikolaus Bender

has been working as a project assistant for greenstorming GmbH since March 2017. He completed a German diploma in Economics with a focus on social sciences at the University of Potsdam, and a Masters Degree in Economics at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in the United States. Before joining greenstorming, he assisted the press and public relations efforts of the development policy lobbying and campaigning organization ONE. He brings with him years of experience in the preparation, organization, and execution of events and workshops.

Phillip Handy

joined greenstorming as a Project Assistant in October 2017. At greenstorming, he is responsible in particular for the organisation and implementation of study tours for international delegations on behalf of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH. He graduated from the University of Cambridge with a bachelor’s degree in Politics and International Relations and subsequently gained a master’s degree in European Studies from the Freie Universität Berlin. Before joining greenstorming, he worked at the European Academy Berlin and at the Institute for European Politics (IEP) in Berlin before completing the Blue Book Traineeship scheme of the European Commission. Subsequently, he worked with a Cambridge-based start-up specialising in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning.

 

Bente Hansen

Bente Hansen

has been a part of the greenstorming team since October 2012. Since then, she has contributed to the organization of various events in the political and civic sectors. She is responsible for event and participant management, and is also in charge of event execution and the coordination of external service providers throughout the entire length of the project. As a political scientist she worked on a number of international projects, both nationally and abroad, before joining greenstorming. Bente Hansen is a Project Manager at greenstorming GmbH.

Thomas Kluchert

has been part of the greenstorming GmbH team since August 2018. After completing his Masters studies in political science and history, he supported, among other things, the strategic and operational supervision of Deutsche Bahn's environmental division, and worked at a communications agency planning, organizing, and executing conferences, press events, workshops, and campaigns for several years. Thomas Kluchert is a Project Manager at greenstorming GmbH.

Charles de Pury

completed his musical education studies with a focus on composition at the Conservatoire de Musique in Geneva. He combined his passion for music with his love of planning and executing events during his years spent organizing and supporting international cultural events and concerts and managing an internationally active choir. After supporting greenstorming with a number of events as a freelance assistant since 2015, Charles du Pury  has been employed at greenstorming GmbH as a full-time Project Assistant since September 2018.

Alin Roessler

Alin Rößler

has been with greenstorming since April 2018. As a Project Assistant, she supports the team with all event formats from preparation to execution to follow-up. Before starting at greenstorming, she studied sustainable tourism management (M.A.) at the Eberswalde University for Sustainable Development. She then gained professional experience in the inbound tourism sector and with tourism associations. Among other roles, Alin Rößler supported the Deutscher Tourismusverband (German Tourism Association) with the organization of seminars and coordinated association-related events for Reisenetz, the German professional association for youth travel in Berlin.

Christopher Schumann

Christopher Schumann

can point to years of experience in the preparation and execution of seminars, congresses and international events, both in academic settings as well as for ministries, international organizations and other political institutions. His expert and methodical advice is based on his education as an economist and the knowledge he garnered while working for the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH. Christopher Schumann is one of the CEOs of greenstorming.

Teresa Schäfer

Teresa Schäfer

has been supporting greenstorming since February 2016. In that time, she has contributed to the organization and execution of numerous events addressing civic and political issues. She brings with her years of experience in preparing, organizing and executing workshops, cultural events and bilateral dialogues in civic, political and academic sectors. After completing her degree in American and Middle Eastern Studies, she worked for the Foundation Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin and the German-Israeli Association (Deutsch-Israelische Gesellschaft e.V., DIG) among others. Teresa Schäfer is a Project Manager at greenstorming GmbH.

 

Cornelia Wiemeyer

Cornelia Wiemeyer

brings her organizational talent as well as sound expert knowledge to the table assuring that conceptualization and execution go hand-in-hand. She has years of experience in the preparation, organization and execution of small workshops, event programs and high-profile political dialogues. She has organized events for the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, the KfW Entwicklungsbank, the Goethe Institut and the Global Forum for Food and Agricultural Research (GFAR) among others. Cornelia Wiemeyer is one of the CEOs of greenstorming.