Team

[ The polisphere team consists of the coordinating Berlin office ]
Florian Löffler

Florian Löffler

[ Head of Technical Development & Creation ]

Florian Löffler studied political science and modern history with a focus on populism, extremism and European integration in Rostock, Gothenburg and Potsdam. After completing his studies, he gained extensive experience in the start-up sector with various digital tools from 2015 to 2018 and worked as an editor in communications agencies.

Since September 2018 he supports polisphere as project manager and is responsible for the further development of formats like politservices, but also for the technical elements and the design.

Friedrich Hipp

Friedrich Hipp

[ Project Assistant ]

Friedrich Hipp is currently studying for a Master’s degree in Economics at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. His particular interests lie in labour market and environmental economics.

After completing an internship at polisphere from May to August 2019, he joined the team in October 2019 as a project assistant focusing on technical development.

Gabriele Janser-Busch

Gabriele Janser-Busch

[ Accounting ]

John-William Boer

John-William Boer

[ Intern ]

John Boer studied political science and economics at the Leuphana University of Lüneburg. A stay abroad led him to spend a semester at the University of Central Florida in Orlando, where he was able to fully live out his passion for US politics. After completing his bachelor’s degree, he gained his first professional experience in internships at a Bundestag office and at the magazine Internationale Politik.

Since mid-March 2020 he is supporting polisphere as an intern in social media work and project operations.

Kathina Mehring

Kathina Mehring

[ Intern ]

Kathina Mehring studied business administration at the University of Mannheim. Especially during her semester abroad at the University of Edinburgh she dealt with the effects of economic trade on society, e.g. in the course of the financial crisis. She is also involved in AEGEE-Europe, one of the largest interdisciplinary student initiatives in Europe, as Policy Officer of the Civic Education Working Group.

Since February 2020, she has been supporting the polisphere team in general project operations as an intern.

Melika Gewehr

Melika Gewehr

[ Head of Online Communications ]

Melika Gewehr studied political science at the University of Hamburg, specialising in global governance, political economy and international relations. She then studied documentary film directing at filmArche.

After working for Startnext, Social Impact and EYZ Media among others, she has been in charge of online communication and its further development at polisphere since October 2019. She is also involved in various projects.

Nuria Köchling

Nuria Köchling

[ Project Assistant ]

Nuria Köchling studied Communication in Social and Economic Contexts in Berlin, specializing in Media Psychology and Organizational Communication. During her studies, she gained experience in corporate communications, strategy and program management at various agencies and in consulting. She also worked as an assistant dramaturge at the Maxim Gorki Theater. Currently, she is studying Culture and Technology with a major in Philosophy at the Technical University of Berlin.

Since February 2019 she has been supporting the Heinrich-Böll-Foundation as a Project Assistant at polisphere in professionalising the communication of its offices around the world.

Paul Naudascher

Paul Naudascher

[ Project Manager ]

Paul Naudascher studied sociology, economics and politics with a focus on development cooperation and international relations in Friedrichshafen and Amsterdam. After having gained experience at the Chamber of Commerce in Costa Rica and the GIZ in Brussels during his studies, he worked as an independent consultant for a think tank, a strategy and a political consultancy in Berlin. At Demokratie Innovation e.V. he co-organizes “geloste Bürgerräte” – councils comprised of randomly selected citizens to supplement our representative democracy.

Since February 2019 he has been supporting the Heinrich-Böll-Foundation as a project manager at polisphere in professionalising the communication of its offices around the world.

Paulina Kiekenbeck

Paulina Kiekenbeck

[ Project Manager politjobs ]

Paulina Kiekenbeck is in the final stage of her interdisciplinary studies in sociology, politics and economics at the Friedrichshafen Zeppelin University. She completed parts of her studies in Colombia and South Korea and gained experience during a practical semester in the international office of Bread for the World in Vietnam.

Back in her adopted home of Berlin, she has been supporting the Heinrich Böll Foundation since July 2019 as project assistant at polisphere in professionalising the communication of its country offices around the world.

Paulina Kiekenbeck

Paulina Kiekenbeck

[ Project Assistant ]

Paulina Kiekenbeck is in the final stage of her interdisciplinary studies in sociology, politics and economics at the Friedrichshafen Zeppelin University. She completed parts of her studies in Colombia and South Korea and gained experience during a practical semester in the international office of Bread for the World in Vietnam.

Back in her adopted home of Berlin, she has been supporting the Heinrich Böll Foundation since July 2019 as project assistant at polisphere in professionalising the communication of its country offices around the world.


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