plan B has been successfully consulting companies and trade associations since 2003. The agency possesses a record of accomplishment in consulting family businesses and international companies as well as in working with issues of air&space, industry, media, agriculture and nutrition, insolvency procedures and education.
The agency is owner managed. Dr. Ralf Beke-Bramkamp is supported by a team of consultants. Our corporate languages are German and English. Individual consultants also offer their services in other languages.
DR. RALF BEKE-BRAMKAMP founded plan B communication in 2003 and is the owner of the agency.
He studied Political Sciences and International Relations at Münster University, Cal State (Fulbright), and Johns Hopkins University and completed his doctoral dissertation in the field of US Public Policy.
He started his career from 1989 to 1992, as a fellow at the National Institute of Health in Washington and as Junior Professional Officer (JPO) at the United Nations in Vienna. Subsequently, he headed the Public Affairs Bertelsmann Group and corporate communications at Karstadt Group (as a DAX-listed group). His last professional station before founding his agency was the largest German PR agency at the time, ECC Kohtes Klewes (BBDO), from 1999 to 2002. He was responsible for establishing and managing the new offices in Berlin and Brussels; he was also a member of the agency’s managing board.
At plan B communication, Dr. Beke-Bramkamp counsels the CEOs and owners of family businesses and international companies in the development of communications strategies and their implementation – particularly in the areas of press and media work and Issue Management.
Antje Buhle is a fully qualified lawyer (assessor) and has completed her first and second state examination. During her legal clerkship, she worked at the German Trade Office in Taipei, Taiwan. She specializes in labor, commercial, and collective bargaining law.
After gaining first work experience as an intern in the legal department of Gilette Germany, she worked for the funeral home Bergemann & Sohn in an advisory capacity. Subsequently, she became the assistant to the management for the personnel service provider daz-SERVICES GmbH.
At plan B communication, Antje Buhle is the expert for legal and financial questions and accompanies the management and consultants in both word and deed. She is also responsible for administrative issues, including, for instance, correspondence with official authorities and public institutions. She has a good written and spoken command of the English language.
Dr. Michael Gordian is a seminar leader and trainer for social and communication skills. He specialises in media training for executives, with a focus on rhetoric, presentation techniques and performance management. He is able to teach in German, English, Spanish and Russian, being fluent in all these languages. He is also a lecturer and teaches postgraduate students and junior scientists at several German universities.
After studying cultural sciences and economics in Germany and Guadalajara, Mexico, Michael Gordian completed his Master’s degree and his PhD at Warburg Institute (School of Advanced Studies) in London. This was followed by several research residences, for instance as post-doc at the Max Weber Foundation in Rome. Michael Gordian regularly holds lectures at the Konrad Adenauer Foundation in Berlin.
Holger Jelich holds two Master’s degrees in both International Business and in European Studies from Maastricht University. He also took classes at Stanford University, USA, and Yonsei University, Korea. He gained first job experience with Comelio GmbH and in the European Parliament. In 2013, he founded EVB Everbase AG in Hamburg. The company developed a new file-server-software named Everbase Business
Since March 2015, he has been co-founder and managing director of CampusScout. CampusScout is a joint venture of plan B and etventure. The startup offers digital recruiting services for students, apprentices, and young professionals.
Holger speaks English and French and has some knowledge of Dutch and Korean.
Lisa de Haardt holds a Bachelor’s degree in Cultural Studies, Economics and English from the University of Duisburg-Essen and a Master’s degree of Social Sciences with focus on Inter-Culturalism and Social Psychology from the University of Bochum.
She gained work experience in the fields of Marketing and Public Relations during various employments, for instance in the editorial office of Westdeutscher Rundfunk (WDR) in Duisburg, and during her work at Theater an der Ruhr (TAR). At TAR, she was involved in the coordination and conception of active press work and the organization and implementation of performances.
At plan B communication, she is mainly responsible for Corporate Communications for the national and international customers. In compliance with her university and professional career, she is particularly interested in intercultural relations and cultural-political topics.
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Lisa Vogt holds a Bachelor’s degree in Cultural Studies and English from the University of Potsdam and a Master’s degree in European Literatures from Humboldt University in Berlin. In 2014, she spent a term abroad at the University of Gothenburg in Sweden.
In 2011, she managed the public relations of the EMERGEANDSEE Media Arts Festival in Berlin on a voluntary basis. She also worked for the radio, the Berlin city magazine Tip and several publishers in the fields of content management and journalism. During her studies, she freelanced as an editor, e.g. for the German publishing house Ullstein Buchverlage.
At plan B communication, she is mainly involved in Corporate Communications for the national and international customers.
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Are you a communications expert (PR or journalism) or do you have experience in politics or association work and like our profile? If so, contact us! We are always open to applications by experienced consultants with excellent skills; also beyond our locations in Berlin and Potsdam. - Native English speakers are welcome!
You have finished your studies and would like to work in media and communications? We offer a traineeship (one year) or a longer internship (three to six months) the perfect start.
Dr. Ralf Beke-Bramkamp
Phone. 0331 887 6030
Phone. 0331 887 6030