Staff

Please note that the staff members are usually working from home due to the coronavirus pandemic, so you may not always reach us by the office phone. Please contact us by e-mail.

Nina Lüders

Nina Lüders

Executive Director

Email: lueders[at]kreisau.de
Phone: +49 (0)30 / 53 89 31 63 64
Languages: German, English, Polish
Office days: Monday to Friday

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Nina Lüders studied Political Science in Hamburg, Poznań and Berlin. She is a certified Betzavta Trainer and did an extra degree in Childhood Studies and Children's Rights at Freie Universität Berlin. She became a Programme Manager for the Kreisau-Initiative in 2009 and since 2014 she is its Executive Director.

Elli Kosek

Elżbieta Kosek

Deputy Executive Director

Programme Manager for Inclusion

Email: kosek[at]kreisau.de
Phone: +49 (0)30 / 53 89 31 63 65
Languages: German, Polish, English
Office days: Monday to Friday

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Elżbieta Kosek studied Economy in Berlin and Media Pedagogy in Rostock. From 2007 to 2012 she worked as a Programme Manager in the International Youth Center in Krzyżowa. In January 2013 she started her work for the Kreisau-Initiative.

Carolin Wenzel

Carolin Wenzel

Programme Manager for Contemporary History & Human Rights

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Carolin Wenzel has studied Integrated European Studies as well as Culture and History of Central and Eastern Europe in Bremen, Kraków and Frankfurt (Oder). She's been working for the Kreisau-Initiative since March 2011.

Paulina Jaskulska

Paulina Jaskulska

Project Coordinator for Inclusion

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Paulina Jaskulska studied Media Studies in Gniezno, Poland. She has been working for the Kreisau-Initiative since January 2016.

Kerim Somun

Kerim Somun

Project Coordinator for Contemporary History & Human Rights

Email: somun[at]kreisau.de
Phone: +49 (0)30 / 53 89 31 63 63
Languages: German, English, Bosnian/Serbian/Croatian
Office days: Monday to Friday

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Kerim Somun he has been working for the Kreisau-Initiative since February 2017. His main focus is the project Model International Criminal Court (MICC). He studied Public Administration at the University of Sarajevo and wrote his bachelor thesis on including youth in decision-making processes. His interests focus mainly on human rights, peace building, transitional justice and youth leadership.

Uğur Elhan

Programme Manager for the project "360° Deutschland"

Email: elhan[at]kreisau.de
Phone: +49 (0)30 / 53 89 31 63 64
Languages: German, English, Turkish
Office days: Monday to Thursday

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Uğur Elhan studied Sociology, Human Rights Law in Turkey, and Intercultural Conflict Management in Berlin. Since 2003, he has been active in the field of youth work and youth policies. He joined the Kreisau-Initiative in October 2019 and is responsible for the project "360° Deutschland – vielfältig, demokratisch, engagiert".

Rebekka Uhlig

Project Coordinator for "360° Germany"

Email: uhlig[at]kreisau.de
Phone: +49 (0)30 / 53 89 31 63 64
Languages: German, English

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Rebekka Uhlig gratuated in Free Art in Brema in the 1980s. As an artist, she has balancd between art and social politics. She has been iniciating and coordinating socio-cultural and participative projects in cooperation with various institutions for 30 years now. She joined the Kreisau-Initiative in 2019.

Elisabeth Kremer

Elisabeth Kremer

Programme Manager for Social-Ecological Transformation

Email: kremer[at]kreisau.de
Phone: +49 (0)30 / 53 89 31 63 65
Languages: German, English, French
Office days: Monday to Thursday

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Elisabeth Kremer studied German-French studies and European Studies in Germany, France and Denmark. She is a certified teamer of intercultural youth meetings and group-interpreter within the German-French Youth Cooperation. Since May 2018, she has been working as a programme manager in the Kreisau-Initiative.

Beate Kindler

Beate Kindler

Financial Assistant

Email: kindler[at]kreisau.de
Phone: +49 (0)30 / 53 89 38 75 93
Languages: German, English
Office days: Tuesday to Friday

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Beate Kindler is a banker by vocation. She graduated from a part-time business management studies at the Frankfurt School of Finance & Management. She has been working for the Kreisau-Initiative since September 2014.

Susanne Schade

Susanne Schade

Public Relations and Membership Officer

Email: schade[at]kreisau.de
Phone: +49 (0)30 / 53 89 31 63 64
Languages: German, Polish, English

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Susanne Schade studied Political Science, Slavic Studies and History of Eastern Europe in Heidelberg (Germany). From 2012 to 2015 she worked in the International Youth Meeting Centre in Krzyżowa Foundation. Since November 2017 she is responsible for Public Relations.

Malwina Szczypta

Public Relations Officer for the project "360° Deutschland"

Email: szczypta[at]kreisau.de
Phone: +49 (0)30 / 53 89 31 63 64
Languages: German, Polish, English, Spanish
Office days: Monday to Wednesday

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Malwina Szczypta studied applied linguistics and intercultural communication in Poznan, Poland, Leipzig and Frankfurt (Oder), Germany. She joined the Kreisau-Initiative in August 2018.

Kreisau-Initiative e. V.
c/o Allianz AG
Merlitzstraße 9
12489 Berlin
Germany

Phone: +49 (0)30 / 53 89 31 63 64