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.
Susanne Blohm is a junior consultant at POLICYNAVIGATION.
Since February 2015, Susanne Blohm has been a junior consultant at POLICYNAVIGATION. She studied political science at the Otto Suhr Institute of FU Berlin, with a focus on political theory and political communication. Before that, she studied jurisprudence for two and a half years at the University of Konstanz. During her academic career, Susanne gathered practical experience in the areas of social media and press relations at various companies. Her first experience in political communications in the digital sector was gained during her time as trainee on the public affairs team at Software AG. Among other responsibilities, she was entrusted with the development of policy, position, and background papers, as well as researching and monitoring the political processes at the national and international levels, with a focus on IT, economic, and innovation policy.
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.