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Communication & External Affairs

Here you can find the contact details of the staff of the Communication & External Affairs section.

Effrosyni Chelioti

Director External Affairs / Deputy Managing Director
Helmholtz Association

Claudia Beilmann

Assistant to the Head of Communication and External Affairs


Sara Arnsteiner

Head of Communications
Helmholtz Association

Nina Fischer

Media Relations Manager
Helmholtz Head Office

Annette Doerfel

Pressereferentin/ Wissenschaftsredakteurin (derzeit abwesend)
Helmholtz Head Office

Henning Krause

Social Media Manager
Helmholtz Association

Stephanie Lochmüller

Art Director/Brand Manager
Helmholtz Association

Franziska Roeder

Crossmedia Editor
Helmholtz Association

Martin Trinkaus

Senior Online Manager
Helmholtz Association

Agata Gurgenidze

Online Editor/Video Line Producer
Helmholtz Association

Public Affairs and Science Policy

Oliver Scheele

Senior Manager Public Affairs
Helmholtz Association


Franz Bauer

International Relations and Science Policy
Helmholtz Association

Alexandra Rosenbach

International Relations/Deputy Director
Helmholtz Association


Christin Liedtke

Science Communication / Event Management
Helmholtz Association

Elena Wilkniß

Research Marketing & Event Management
Helmholtz Association

Office Brussels

Annika Thies

Head of Helmholtz office Brussels

Alexandra-Sonja Lawson

• Assistant to the Director
• Visitor groups, conference room
• Office administration

Angela Richter

• Deputy Director
• Earth and Environment
• European Research Council
• European Climate Research Alliance (ECRA)

Dorothea Kapitza

• Legal Advisor
• Regulations of European Union´s research and innovation programmes
• International Conventions and Treaties
• IPR & Open Science

Kristine August

Public Relations & Communications

Nicolas Villacorta

• Delegate for the Resarch Area Matter
• European Research Infrastructures
• European Open Science Cloud
Helmholtz Association

Holger Ihssen

• Delegate for research area Energy
• European Energy Research Alliance (EERA)
• Strategic Energy Technology Plan (SET-Plan)

Jens Jäger

Delegate for the research field Health

Barbara Geilen

• Assistant to Delegates for the research areas
• Office administration and bookkeeping
• Coordination of programme for interns

Israel Office

Andrea Frahm

Innovation Manager Israel Office
Helmholtz Association

Lotti Simyatizky

Administrative Assistant, Israel Office
Helmholtz Association

Jonathan Brux

Israel Office
Helmholtz Association

Moscow Office

Elena Eremenko

Head Moscow Office
Helmholtz Association

Yulia Gurkina

Helmholtz Association

Aleksei Shipilov

Project Coordination and Public Relations
Helmholtz Association

Beijing Office

Hong He

Head Beijing Office
Helmholtz Association

Tong Liu

Helmholtz Association

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