Alexander worked for many political and social institutions like the Federal Department of the Interior and the Körber Foundation. His work concentrates on developing a stronger German civil society through leadership programs, capacity building and international dialogue. Alexander’s special interests include international civil society issues, political participation, integration and diversity issues. In 2010 he was recognized as a “Certified Foundation Manager” by the Federation of German Foundations.
Alexander ThammMusic Project
Andreas ZeitnerMusic Project
Andreas is a civil engineer and Head of the Construction Support Dept. at ECE, the largest European Project Developer for shopping malls.
Andreas joined D&F because of his interest in increasing his social impact through supporting our Fellows, who can benefit from his strategic and project management experience during DreamLab coaching sessions.
Birgit SchunkeSports Coaching Project
Birgit is a Social Project Companion, Consultant and Lecturer with a background in International Business Studies. She works at the intersection of business and the social sector in order to make business more human and social projects more efficient.
Her vast experience and coaching skills benefit our Fellows when Birgit supports us as a DreamLab coach.
Claudia WeissMusic Project
Claudia is a Consultant at the strategy management Consulting Firm Bülow & Consorten and also brings extensive expertise in the energy sector.
In her free time she volunteers in several non-profit organizations such as the D&F Academy, Working Moms and National Contest for Life (NCL).
Franziska Brantner, Germany
Franziska is a member of the European Parliament for the Green party. With a background in political sciences and economics, Franziska has worked for various foundations, consulted the United Nations Development Fund for Women (Unifem), and conducted research on the EU’s human rights politics in the United Nations. She was also a member of the women’s rights commission at the UN. Franziska has mentored our Fellow Esther who developed and implemented an environmental education program with her project, EarthRISE Nigeria.