Cornelius Wendel is a business consultant for political analysis and communication, and founder of POLICYNAVIGATION.
He is a consultant for both German and international companies and organizations operating in the digital economy, telecommunication, eHealth, media, and commerce. His focus is the digital transformation of economy, media and society, and the resulting regulatory changes. He has been active in Berlin political scene since 1999. Among other things, he served as the director of a foreign trade organization, in various functions in the German federal government, in the Berlin city parliament, and as a political advisor. After his service in the Navy he studied history and political economy at the universities of Bonn, Passau and Heidelberg. He is a founding member of the German Startups Association and a member of the advising board of the “Gründermagnet”, the umbrella organization of students' founding initiatives in Germany.
Judith Ludwig is a junior consultant at POLICYNAVIGATION.
Since October 2016, Judith Ludwig works as a Junior Consultant at POLICYNAVIGATION. After having successfully passed the first legal bar exam in Berlin, she completed the postgraduate course "Media and Copyright" at the Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz and obtained the title Master of Laws (LL.M.). As part of her studies, she was deeply involved into copyright issues and finished her studies with her Master thesis on the topic "The Future of the Copyright System in Europe". Judith Ludwig worked during her legal traineeship at the Regional Court of Berlin, inter alia, at the German collecting society "VG Media", at the state owned Berlin opera foundation and at a law firm, specialised on cultural, entertainment and media law. She gained further practical experience through working at the Senate Chancellery of the Governing Mayor of Berlin/Cultural Affairs and the legal department of "SWR", a public broadcasting corporation in Germany.
Thea Reiter is a Trainee at POLICYNAVIGATION.
Since May 2016, Thea Reiter has been assisting the team of POLICYNAVIGATION in its day-to-day project work. She studied International Cultural and Business Studies at the University of Passau. Through internships and stays abroad she acquired knowledge of the Italian, Polish and Anglo-American language and culture. At the Germany Embassy in Rome, Thea was engaged in event organization and the analysis of the Italian economic policy. During her internship at the German Bundestag in the office of Dr. Joachim Pfeiffer, the CDU/CSU parliamentary group’s spokesperson for economic affairs, Thea worked on issues concerning the digitalization and gained her first experience in political communications.