Our esteemed public affairs and politics specialists have been carefully selected as Jury members for the European Excellence Awards in Public Affairs to ensure a fair and balanced evaluation of all applications. The Jury members’ range of expertise covers a wide scope, from the perspective of both in-house and agency communication and HR departments. During an online voting session the Jury decides which entries are shortlisted, and who the recipients of the Excellence Awards are. The Jury evaluates the innovation, implementation, strategy and impact of the projects submitted, to reward the best in PR and HR communications.

THE EXPERT PANEL

Jan Philipp Albrecht, MEP

Greens/European Free Alliance
Jan Philipp Albrecht is spokesperson for Justice and Home Affairs of the Greens/EFA in the European Parliament. He is the vice chair of the Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (LIBE) and a substitute member of the Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection (IMCO). During his first mandate between 2009 and 2014 he was a member of the Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (LIBE) and a substitute member of the Committee on Legal Affairs (JURI). From December 2012 to October 2013 he was the Green group’s coordinator in the Special Committee on Organised Crime, Corruption and Money Laundering (CRIM). He was rapporteur for the opinion of the Committee on Legal Affairs on the proposal for a directive on the right of access to a lawyer in 2011. Between 2012 and 2016 Jan Philipp Albrecht was the rapporteur of the European Parliament for the data protection regulation. From 2003 until his election to the European Parliament in 2009, Jan Philipp Albrecht studied law in Bremen, Berlin and Brussels and specialised in IT law at the Universities of Hanover and Oslo. Since 1999 Jan Philipp Albrecht has committed himself to the Greens in a wide range of contexts. Thanks to his efforts to promote data protection, the former federal spokesman of the Young Greens in Germany (2006 - 2008) has rapidly gained a reputation within the European Parliament as an expert on home affairs, justice and legal affairs. Jan Philipp Albrecht was born on 20 December 1982 in Braunschweig.   Picture Credits: (c) Hannibal Hanschke

Brando Benifei, MEP

Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats
Brando Benifei, 30, European Federalist, is one of the youngest MEPs and is from La Spezia, Italy. He has been chair of European affairs for the Young Democrats and Vice-President of ECOSY (youth organization of PES) for 4 years and was part of the PES working group which originally drafted the European Youth Guarantee. His main fields of legislative work in the EP are Employment and social affairs and Foreign affairs. He is co-chair of the Youth Intergroup and vice-chair of the Disability Intergroup. Among his parliamentary activities in the Committee of Employment and Social Affairs, he was responsible for key legislative and non-legislative reports on the social inclusion and integration of refugees into the EU labour market; youth employment policy such as the Youth Guarantee and the Youth Employment Initiative; digitalisation and rights of persons with disability.

Esther Busscher

Edelman Brussels
General Manager
Esther leads the Edelman Brussels office and works closely with the Edelman network in the region and around the globe. She has a long experience in developing and executing strategic communications and integrated public affairs campaigns across multiple markets. She has advised clients large and small on issues & reputation management and advocacy campaigning both at international and local level. Esther is the firm’s European Co-Chair for Public Affairs.

Daniel Caspary, MEP

Group of the European People's Party (Christian Democrats)
Career 2016 Politico: 40 MEPs who actually matter: Rank 16 of 751 Members of Parliament Since 2014 Parliamentary Secretary (Chief-Whip) of the CDU/CSU Delegation in the European Parliament Since 2009 Coordinator of the EPP Group in the Committee on International Trade of the European Parliament and Member of the Group Bureau Since 2004 Member of the European Parliament 2002 - 2004 Authorised Representative, MVV Energy AG, Mannheim 1997 - 2002 Student of technical economics at the University of Karlsruhe 1995 - 1997 German Federal Armed Forces, First Lieutenant of the reserve 1995 Abitur at the Thomas-Mann-Gymnasium Stutensee Voluntary Work Since 2011 Member of the Presidency of the CDU Baden-Württemberg Since 2010 District Chairman CDU Karlsruhe-Land Since 2008 Board Member of the European People’s Party (EPP) (2004 - 2008 Substitute Board Member) Since 2007 Member of the Committee on the Affairs of the European Union, German Bundestag Since 2003 Member of the Committee on European Policy of the CDU Germany 1999 - 2009 City Councillor of Stutensee 1999 - 2002 Vice-Chairman of the Junge Union Baden-Württemberg

Ann-Nina Finne

E.ON Sverige
Head of Corporate Communication & Public Affairs
Internationally experienced communications and media executive: Strong strategic communicator with hands-on media, branding and issues management experience. Currently managing internal and external communication for a multi billion euro renewable energy business.

Christofer Fjellner, MEP

European People's Party (Christian Democrats)
Born on December 13th, 1976 in Västerås, Sweden. Presently living in Stockholm. Studied Political Science and Public Finance at the University of Uppsala and the University of Lund. Presently Member of the European Parliament Member of the Committee of International Trade Substitute member of the Committee of Environment, Public Health and Food Safety Substitute member of the Committee on Budgets Member of the parliamentary delegation to Belarus Member of the parliamentary delegation to the Euronest Parliamentary Assembly Substitute member of the parliamentary delegation to Iran Member of the executive board of Moderaterna (the Swedish Conservatives) 2007- Past President of Moderata Ungdomsförbundet (the Swedish Young Conservatives) 2002-2004 Member of the executive board of Moderaterna (the Swedish Conservatives) 2000-2004 President of the Nordic Young Conservatives (Nordisk Ungkonservativ Union) 2002-2004 Member of the regional parliament of Uppsala län, 1998-2002 Member of the city council of Enköping, 1998-2002 Consultant at the public relations firm sagt:gjort, 2001 Co-founder of Look Closer AB Information officer at Svenska Arbetsgivareföreningen, 1998-2000 (Swedish employers association) Editorial writer at Svenska Dagbladet, summer of 1999 (Sweden’s second largest daily newspaper) Researcher at Timbro, summer of 1997 (Swedish free market think tank)

Hendrik Hagemann

FleishmanHillard Germany
Senior Vice President & Head of Public Affairs
Hendrik Hagemann leads the public affairs practice in Germany and is head of FleishmanHillard’s Berlin office. Mr. Hagemann is an experienced public affairs consultant with more than ten years of experience. He has worked for a wide variety of leading financial, corporate, and public sector clients leading large scale regulatory, public affairs and crisis communications projects. He focusses on strategic political advice, crisis communication and public relations advice with a special focus on large-scale project management. Prior to joining FleishmanHillard, Mr Hagemann spent several years working as a key aide for the German government and one of the Big Four strategic advisory companies in a leadership function.

Harald Händel

cep | The Centre for European Policy
Head of Communications
Harald Händel is Head of Communications for the cep | The Centre for European Policy, a think tank monitoring, analyzing and explaining European policy. He has a long record in developing and implementing communication strategies in different German and European institutions. He served as the Chief Press and Public Information Officer for the European Police Mission EUPOL in Afghanistan and as Spokesperson and Head of Media for the European Commission, among other high profile jobs. In Germany he was the Green Party Federal Board Spokesman during their election campaign 1997 / 1998, which resulted in the first red-green coalition in Germany at the national level. He worked as a TV journalist, a senior editor at the European News Channel EURONEWS, a Foreign Correspondent in South Asia for the German public channel ARD and as the Chief Foreign Affairs Correspondent and news editor in chief. He served as Vice president and spokesman on the Managing Committee of Federal Board of the German Association for Press Speakers for 10 years and was a founding member of the European Association of Communication Directors. Harald lives in Germany with his English wife and three kids.

Julia Harrison

FTI Strategic Communications
Managing Partner Brussels
Julia Harrison is SMD – Managing Partner Brussels in the FTI Strategic Communications practice. A political communications specialist, Julia focuses on board-level advice and was previously CEO Europe of an international consultancy. She has some 30 years public affairs experience and has been with the group for 8 years after selling her business to FTI in 2008. Julia is British and has an MA Cantab in English literature from Downing College, Cambridge. She is a founding member of the Women’s Forum for the Economy and Society. Julia has held various Non-Executive Director and leadership roles and was Vice Chair of Downing College Campaign Committee and their successful £20 million fund raising campaign. Julia has one son, lives in Brussels and works internationally.

Maria Heider

METRO
Director EU Affairs, Corporate Communications & Public Policy
Since 01/05/2015 Director EU Affairs, Corporate Communications & Public Policy, METRO AG Wholesale & Food Specialist Company 08/2007 – 04/2015 Federal Ministry of Finance, European Department, Berlin Head of Unit. In charge of: the ministry’s bilateral affairs to EU- and EEA/EFTA states; EU accession policies, Germany-France cooperation. 01/2009 – 06/2009 Detachment to the Federal Academy for Security Policies Study: the German comprehensive approach in security policies, field studies in USA, France, Russia, Lebanon, Israel and West bank, Georgia 01/2003 – 07/2007 Detachment to several European Institutions: Deputy Head of Finance Department, Permanent Representation of Germany to the EU, Brussels, Exchange official  and National Expert to the EU Commission, Secretariat General, DG Budget,  Brussels 11/1998 – 01/2003 Spokesperson, deputy Spokesperson and Head of Protocol, Federal Ministry of Finance 11/1994 – 11/1998 Policy assistant to Member of German Parliament Christine Scheel in charge of: Finance policies, Economic Policies 10/1991 – 10/1994 Project manager: EPS Environmental Protection Services GmbH, Bonn conception and leading of international adult trainings in environmental-sustainable management concepts in the field of tourism, hotels and restaurants. HR responsibilities for 60 trainers, about 300 participants, cooperation with training institutions in Portugal, Spain and United Kingdom 11/1983 – 04/1991 Policy assistant to the parliamentarian group of the Greens in the German Bundestag Diverse responsibilities e.g. to later Ministers, Joschka Fischer,  Otto Schily,

Rudolf Hetzel

Quadriga
Founder

Eva Kaili, MEP

Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats
Eva Kaili is a Member of the European Parliament, elected in 2014. In her capacity as the Vice-Chair of the European Parliament's Science and Technology Options Assessment body (STOA) she has, been working intensively on promoting innovation as a driving force of the establishment of the European Digital Single Market. She has been particularly active in the fields of m/eHealth, big data and cybersecurity. Since her election she has also been very active in the field of taxation, where she has been the Rapporteur of the ECON committee's annual tax report. As a member of the ECON committee she has been focusing on EU's financial integration and the management of the financial crisis in the Eurozone. Prior to her position in the European Parliament, she has been elected two times in the Greek Parliament (2007-2012), with the PanHellenic Socialist Movement (PASOK). She holds a Bachelor degree in Architecture and Civil Engineering, and Postgraduate degree in European Politics. Currently, she is conducting her PhD in International Political Economy.

Kaja Kallas, MEP

Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe
Kaja Kallas has previously worked as an attorney-in-law, specialized in competition law. She worked as a partner in two leading law firms in Estonia until 2011, when she was elected to the Estonian Parliament. There, Ms. Kallas chaired the Economic Affairs Committee. In 2014 she became a Member of the European Parliament, where she works on the Digital Single Market strategy, energy and consumer policies, as well as on the relations with Ukraine.

Prof. Dr. Andreas Kaplan

ESCP Europe Business School
Professor
Professor Kaplan currently serves as the Dean for Academic Affairs at ESCP Europe where he is in charge of the entire programme portfolio with approximately 5,000 students across the School’s six campuses in Berlin, London, Madrid, Paris, Turin, and Warsaw. Furthermore, Prof. Dr. Kaplan is part of the steering committee of heSam University, a cluster of several well-known institutions for research and higher education in the humanities and social sciences such as the Panthéon-Sorbonne University, regrouping approximately 60,000 students and 3,000 academics. Before joining ESCP Europe, Andreas M. Kaplan started his academic career at the ESSEC Business School as well as Sciences Po Paris. Professor Kaplan is particularly interested in the future of higher education and the general university / business school landscape. Notably, he has written the seminal article titled "European Management and European Business Schools", defining and exploring management in Europe.

Silvana Koch-Mehrin

Women in Parliaments Global Forum (WIP)
Founder & Chairperson
Silvana is the Founder of the Women in Parliaments a Global Forum (WIP), the worldwide network of female Politicians. WIP is an independent, non-partisan and not-for-profit foundation with the mission to advance society by increasing the number and influence of women in political leadership. In addition to her voluntary work for WIP, Silvana acts as Senior Advisor to EY, and as Senior Policy Advisor to gplus europe. She provides guidance on EU regulatory issues to a range of companies and governments. Silvana was a Member of the European Parliament from 2004-2014. From 2009 to 2011 she was Vice-President (Deputy Speaker) of the European Parliament, and from 2004 to 2009 she was First Vice-President of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe. She holds numerous honorary positions, including "Woman of the Year 2000" in Germany, EU Representative to the Executive Board of W20, Member of the Advisory Board of the Council of Women World Leaders (CWWL), and Alumni of the Young Global Leaders Network of the World Economic Forum.

Anna Koj

European Affairs Recruitment Specialists
EU Affairs Specialist
Anna specialises in EU Affairs executive search at EARS – European Affairs Recruitment Specialists. She has extensive experience in public affairs, high-profile strategic communications and institutional relations. Having worked with key international and EU institutions and a number of high-level international partners, Anna has developed a particular focus on civil and human rights issues, public diplomacy, authentic leadership and business ethics.

Karen Massin

Burson-Marsteller
CEO, Brussels

Ursula Menhart

Shell Deutschland Oil
Head of Government Relations Germany
Ursula Menhart is Head of Government Relations in Shell. Before she joined Shell in 2009, she had several positions in communications and government relations in Siemens, DaimlerChrysler and BASF. She also worked in the government sector at the Federal Chancellery and the Representation of Rhineland-Palatinate in earlier roles. Ursula studied Political Science, Economics and Public International Law at Heidelberg University, the London School of Economics and Munich University.

Dr. Lutz Meyer

Blumberry
Founder
Dr. Lutz Meyer (48) is one of the most experienced experts in communication in political space. He drafted the advertising appearance for the CDU Bundestag election campaign in 2013 and for the European election campaign in 2014. He has worked on the SPD Bundestag elections in the 1998 and 2002. Meyer was press secretary of the German Federal Minister of the Interior, guest professor for political science in Asia, director of the Berlin/Brussels offices of the fischerAppelt agency group, managing director of Scholz & Friends Agenda in Berlin, and founder of the agency Blumberry, which he led five years. In 2016, he founded the Fullberry Foundation as a specialised consulting service. Overall, Meyer was awarded the "Agency of the Year" three times and won numerous awards for his political communication work.

Younes Ouaqasse

Quadriga
Business Director
As Business Director at Quadriga, Younes Ouaqasse is responsible for all politics-related products and initiatives. His mission is it to rethink the current business development with innovative approaches. He has always been interested in politics and public affairs community: He was the first Muslim leader of the CDU/CSU youth union organization, as well as the youngest elected member of the CDU’s federal executive committee. During his business studies, he worked as a consultant at PricewaterhouseCoopers for five years. After completing his degree, Ouaqasse, born in 1988, was involved in founding Kiron University which provides refuges with an education and training platform without bureaucratic hurdles. He also leads the International Commission of the Young Union Germany and was the editor-in-chief of the JU magazine ENTSCHEIDUNG. Foto: Laurence Chaperon

Jan Pie

AeroSpace and Defence Industries Association of Europe
Secretary General
Jan Pie is Secretary General of the AeroSpace and Defence Industries Association of Europe (ASD) since September 2013. In his role, he is in charge of the management of the Association, heading major items of policy work, creating and maintaining close links with the European Institutions and international organisations. Before joining ASD, Jan Pie, was Secretary General of the Swedish Security and Defence Association (SOFF) where he successfully developed the organisation into a trusted and important strategic partner of Swedish and Nordic Public Institutions, as well as being a driving force within the industrial community. He also chaired the steering committee for the Swedish MoU office in Washington. Prior to that, he held the position of Vice President and Emergency Preparedness Director at the SOS Alarm Group in Sweden. He also held several leading positions in business and industry. Jan Pie holds IFL Executive Management degree from the Stockholm School of Economics and an IHM Masters from the IHM Business School in Gothenburg.

Grégoire Poisson

Interel
Managing Partner EU
Grégoire Poisson is Managing Partner EU of Interel. He is a public affairs and communication strategist with more than 18 years’ experience in Brussels. Under his watch, Interel and its 40-strong EU team has been voted Best Consultancy 2014 at the European Public Affairs Awards, ICCO Independent Consultancy of the Year 2015, and EU Consultancy Campaign of the Year 2015 at the Public Affairs Awards. Before joining Interel, he held director positions at Weber Shandwick, Havas Worldwide, the European Aggregates Association and Hitachi,Ltd.

Nicolas Ruszkowski

Publicis Consultants, France
Managing Director

Michael Schröder

ORCA Affairs
Managing Partner
  • Since May 2014: President - IPREX (international communications network of agencies)
  • May 2014 – May 2015: Elected President - IPREX (international communications network of agencies)
  • 2013 – 2014: President EMEA - IPREX
  • Since May 2007: Managing Director - ORCA Affairs (before: wbpr Public Relations GmbH)
  • 2011 - 2013: Director Business Development Worldwide – IPREX
  • Since 2013: Honorary President - Marketing Club Berlin
  • 2006 - 2013: President - Marketing Club Berlin
  • 2000 - 2007: CEO & Chairman, Hill & Knowlton Germany
  • 1997 - 2000: CEO - EURO RSCG ThomsenRöhle Berlin
  • 1995 - 2000: CEO - ABC EURO RSCG Deutschland
  • 1988 - 1993: Managing Director Ketchum Public Relations Berlin
  • 1985 - 1988: Managing Partner - EXPOseh
  • Studies: Sociology (Diplom) and Journalism (MA) at the Freie Universität Berlin

Sven Schulze, MEP

Group of the European People's Party (Christian Democrats)
Before joining the European Parliament in 2014 where he is as a member of the European People’s Party, Sven Schulze worked as a sales manager in two medium-sized engineering companies in the Harz region and in Baden-Württemberg in Germany. Prior to his work on a European level, he held several political posts on a local and regional level in Saxony-Anhalt. In 1997 he joined the Junge Union (Young Christian Democrats), where he was chairman until 2014 and has been a board member of the CDU of Saxony-Anhalt since 2006. In autumn 2016 he was appointed the first secretary-general of the CDU of Saxony-Anhalt. As a member of the European Parliament, he is part of the Committee on Employment and Social Affairs, as well as being a substitute member in the Committee on Regional Development and Petitions.

Christoph Steck

Telefonica
Director Public Policy & Internet
In this role, he oversees the strategy and management of Telefonica´s global Public Policy work. He steers the advocacy and defines its positions on Internet Policies and Governance and other key policy issues that shape the Digital Economy. He is Vice-Chair of the Policy Commission on Digital Economy of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), Chair of the Internet Governance & International Affairs workgroup of the European Network Operators Association (ETNO) and Co-chair of the Organizational Members Advisory Committee (OMAC) of the Internet Society (ISOC). He joined Telefonica in Germany (at that time O2) in 2002 and has managed since then in various senior positions Regulatory Affairs, Government Relations and Corporate Responsibility for the company, since September 2008 in its global headquarter in Madrid and lately as Chief Regulatory Officer for Telefonica Europe (until March 2013). He is responsible for the advocacy of Telefonica at many key international organisation and business associations (like G20, OECD, ITU, ICANN, ICC, ERT) and is a recognised expert and speaker for digital policies and Internet Governance. In 2014 he was selected to be a member of the ICANN High-level Panel on Global Internet Cooperation and Governance and also represented international business at the High-level Committee of NETMundial and Inaugural Committee of the Netmundial Initiative (NMI). He has overseen also the widely recognised and influential Digital Manifesto of Telefonica. Christoph Steck is a qualified German lawyer and holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from IE Business School. He studied Law and Human Rights at the Universities of Cologne, Munich and London (UCL) and is also Associate Professor at the School of Communication of IE University in Madrid.

Thomas Tindemans

Hill+Knowlton Strategies
Global Practice Leader Public Affairs
Thomas Tindemans is a Belgian national with over 20 years experience in EU public affairs and communications. He has a proven track record of advising corporate, government and NGO clients on their public and corporate affairs strategies, including legislative procedures and political developments in the EU institutions and the Member States.  He assists clients in establishing their public and corporate affairs strategies, including the drafting of legislative proposals, position papers and suggested amendments to draft legislation, and has been instrumental in forging coalitions to carry majorities on these issues.  This work includes the establishment of contacts with Commission officials, Council representatives and MEPs. He speaks frequently at major conferences and has published articles and interviews in major European newspapers. Thomas is Chairman of H+K Strategies Brussels and Global Practice Leader Public Affairs of Hill+Knowlton Strategies. From 1994 To 2010, Thomas Tindemans was head of the Public Affairs practice at renowned law firm White & Case. Before that he gained business and political experience. Thomas Tindemans is a guest lecturer on EU lobbying and interest representation at various academic institutions in Europe, including the KULeuven, UCL, Institut de Sciences Politiques in Paris. He is also a former Director of Ideas Matter. Thomas speaks Dutch, English, French and German and studied law.

Stephen Turner

Twitter EMEA
Head of Public Policy for Belgium
As Head of Public Policy for Belgium, Stephen manages the company's relations with regulatory bodies, lawmakers, policymakers and sectoral organisations. Prior to joining Twitter, Stephen worked with the trade association EDiMA, which represented online platforms in the EU, and as a consultant focusing on tech. Canadian born, Stephen also holds Italian citizenship.

Prof. Dr. Mario Voigt

Quadriga University
Professor of Digital Transformation and Politics
Prof. Dr. Mario Voigt teaches and conducts research as a professor of digital transformation and politics at the Quadriga University of Applied Sciences Berlin. After studying political science, modern history and public law at the universities of Jena, Bonn and Charlottesville (USA) Voigt completed his PhD on American political campaigning at the University of Chemnitz after several months of campaign observation in the USA. As an associate professor, he lectured on communications, public affairs and campaigning at the University of Jena. Voigt past professional experience includes working with the political planning department of the CDU in Berlin, the Konrad Adenauer Foundation in Washington, and heading company communications and investor relations of technology group Analytik Jena AG. As a strategy consultant at the lead agency McCann-Erickson, Voigt participated in the federal election campaign for Angela Merkel in 2005. Since then, he has worked on public affairs campaigns, both on local and international levels, in the areas of mobilisation and digital campaigning. Voigt advises companies and parties on practical digitisation projects on topics relating to e-health and citizen participation. In the 2017 federal election campaign, he is a mobilisation strategy consultant for the CDU. His research focuses on the innovation cycles of digital campaigning and the interconnection of grassroots campaigns with digital applications and big data. Voigt has published three books on political campaigns and communication, and has spoken in more than 25 countries on digital campaigning, mobilisation and public affairs. Since 2009, Voigt has been a member of the State Parliament of Thuringia and is spokesman for economics, science and digital society.

Oliver Wall

HSBC Global Asset Management
Head of External Affairs, Europe
Oliver began his career interning in the Cabinet of David Byrne in the European Commission. Following a brief stint as an academic Oliver went to work for the American Chamber of Commerce to the EU in Brussels. Oliver relocated to London and worked in the European team at the Association for British Insurers before moving to Aviva to help set up their EU and International Public Policy team. In July 2012 Oliver began working for the Irish Presidency of the Council of the EU. Based in the Department of the Taoiseach (Prime Minister) in Dublin, Oliver had responsibility for the design, implementation and oversight of the Programme for the Irish Presidency. Oliver joined HSBC as Regional Head of Political Engagement, Europe in February 2014 moving to his current role in September 2016. In his current role, Oliver sits on the HSBC’s European management team and has responsibility for political engagement, press and external affairs throughout Europe. Oliver studied Law, Political Science & Sociology and conducted post graduate research in Public Policy and Management all in the National University of Ireland Galway.

Dr. Tom Weingärtner

International Press Asssociation
President

Cornelius Winter

365 Sherpas
Founder
Cornelius Winter was born in Berlin in 1974. While still pursuing his university studies in law and political science, he served as a political assistant for Dagmar Roth-Behrendt, Member of the European Parliament, and later for Wolfgang Behrendt, Member of the German Bundestag. He later worked for the politics department of DeutschlandRadio Berlin. In 2000, Cornelius Winter entered the field of political consulting (public affairs), initially with PLATO Kommunikation (Scholz&Friends Group) and from 2001 with the market leader in communications consulting, Ketchum Pleon (then known as Kohtes Klewes). Rising to Managing Partner by 2006, he directed the Berlin and Brussels offices. As Director Europe, he was also responsible for the European public affairs activities of Ketchum Pleon Europe. From 2012, Cornelius Winter was employed as Managing Director of HERING SCHUPPENER Consulting Corporate Affairs & Public Strategies in Berlin. Cornelius Winter focuses particularly on strategic consulting, the political dimensions of corporate strategies and activities, as well as positioning and performance concepts for leaders in the private and public sector. In this sphere, he has in recent years advised corporate managers and CEOs from both domestic and globally active companies, as well as top decision-makers in German state and federal government ministries. In 2013, Cornelius Winter founded 365 Sherpas, a strategic consultancy for corporate affairs and policy advice. He is responsible for directing the company’s affairs along with Heiko Wiese and Jan Böttger.

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