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Thought leaders


Nicola Bruening Senior Advisor

Nicola Bruening supports Joschka Fischer & Company in business development and advises clients on strategic issues in the areas of transformation and leadership. The politics and communications expert headed the Berlin office of a major German car manufacturer for 13 years before setting up her own company, Mobile4Minds, in mid-2021, that she continues to run.

Before moving to the corporate side, Nicola Bruening was a political and business journalist. She worked internationally for news agencies, political magazines as well as TV stations. She also moderated numerous expert panels in Germany and abroad, increasingly focusing on digitization, sustainability and urban living.

Susan Dammhayn People & Office Managerin

Susan Dammhayn komplettiert bei JF&C als People & Office Managerin das Team. Sie betreut das operative Tagesgeschäft und ist Ansprechpartnerin für alle HR-Fragen. Vor ihrer Zeit bei JF&C baute sie den Assistenzbereich für zwei digitale Fachbriefing-Verlage auf und arbeitete als Assistentin auf und arbeitete als Assistentin für Tageszeitungen in Berlin und Hamburg. Sie war im Europa-Wahlkampfteam der SPD tätig. Ihre Ausbildung zur Bürokauffrau absolvierte sie im SPD-Parteivorstend in Bonn.

Lary David Senior Consultant & Head of Operations

Lary Schlüssel supports JF&C clients in public affairs and strategic communication, with a particular focus on energy and mobility issues. Prior to joining JF&C, he worked for a communications consultancy specialising in energy, infrastructure and mobility. During his studies, he gained practical experience in the German Bundestag, during the Bundestag election campaign as well as at a German embassy in Central America. He completed his bachelor’s degree in social sciences in Berlin and Paris and his master’s degree in political science in Potsdam – both with a focus on political communication and international relations.

Alex Diehl Shareholder

After graduating from the Royal Academy of Music in London in 1999, Alexander Diehl worked in the field of digital media and e-commerce at various companies in Europe. In 2005 he founded KKLD*, a Berlin and New York based digital and innovation agency, which was acquired by WPP in 2012. In 2009 he co-founded Architizer in New York. Mr Diehl has been a Senior Advisor to BMW i Ventures in New York since its launch in 2011.

Joschka Fischer Managing Partner

The former Vice Chancellor and Foreign Minister of the Federal Republic of Germany (1998–2005) led the Green Party in its first participation in government, on both the state (Hesse) and federal levels. From 2006 to 2007, Mr Fischer held a professorship at Princeton School of Public and International Affairs (USA). Mr Fischer is a founding partner of Joschka Fischer & Company.

Emil Graeber Managing Director

As Managing Director, Emil Graeber is responsible for the company's entire operations. He joined the company in 2018 and has since served numerous clients in public affairs and strategic communications. Emil Graeber studied Political Science, Administration & Public Policy with a focus on Political Communication and Strategy. In the years before JF&C, he was a strategy consultant and project manager at a full-service communications agency in Berlin.

Dietmar Huber Managing Partner

The trained industrial clerk and former journalist served as spokesperson for the Green Party federal parliamentary group between 1994 and 2005. Mr Huber is a founding partner of Joschka Fischer & Company.

Felix Huber Finance

Felix Huber takes care of the finances at JF&C. He studies business administration and, as a passionate numbers person, is just the right fit for our team.

Lars Kühn Shareholder

Lars Kühn is a proven expert in communication. In 1998, after many years of working in journalism, Kühn began working at the SPD campaign headquarters. Following this first stint in politics, he became spokesperson for the German federal ministries of transport and building as well as for the SPD parliamentary group and the SPD party leadership. He worked for the SPD chairmen Gerhard Schröder and Franz Müntefering in this capacity. During this time, he was responsible for all media and public relations, including during the 2002 and 2005 federal election campaigns. Lars Kühn subsequently left the political sphere to act as a consultant for numerous political and private sector clients. He collaborated with the communication consultancy Johanssen + Kretschmer as a consulting partner and sat on the board of the communication consultancy WMP EuroCom AG.

Lukas Lentzler Consultant

Lukas Lentzler supports JF&C’s clients in the realm of public affairs, strategic positioning as well as political communication. Before joining JF&C, Lukas worked as a policy advisor and as a chief of staff in the German Bundestag. He focussed on federal policy issues relating to energy and climate protection. He also worked on state and local political issues. Prior to his time in the German Bundestag, Lukas earned a Bachelor's degree in Philosophy, Politics and Economics before successfully completing his Master's degree in International Political Economy at King's College London.

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Anna-Christina Madaras Senior Consultant

Anna-Christina Madaras prepares political analyses for JF&C clients and helps them to position themselves strategically. Prior to joining JF&C, she worked for a communications and consulting agency focusing on renewable energy, mobility and digitalisation. In addition to a study visit to Hungary, she gained practical experience at a governmental development organisation specialising in energy and natural resources. She completed her bachelor’s degree in political science and German philology in Göttingen and earned her master’s degree in international studies / peace and conflict studies in Frankfurt am Main, where she specialised in foreign policy and sustainability.

Victoria Reichling Junior Consultant

Victoria Reichling supports JF&C clients by providing policy analysis and strategic positioning. Prior to joining JF&C, she worked as a Government Affairs & Public Policy Analyst for Amtrak in the US. Additionally, she honed her public affairs and public relations skills for leading food retail companies. Prior to Amtrak, Victoria earned a Master of Public Affairs from Brown University and a Bachelor in Business Administration and Economics from Leuphana University in Lüneburg, Germany.

Marten Steinbömer Analyst

Marten Steinbömer supports the JF&C team with research in the mandate business and prepares briefings, monitorings and analyses for clients.

Previously, Marten worked for a Berlin-based science foundation and in a research project at Humboldt University.

He also keeps the internal company sports group running.

Sylvia Tybussek Personal Assistant

Sylvia Tybussek is the personal assistant to Joschka Fischer. For direct inquiries to Mr. Fischer, please feel free to contact Mrs. Tybussek.