Meet Our Experts

Our team of trusted experts have been carefully selected for their knowledge and know-how on
their specialist subject areas. Whether you’re looking for advice on relocation, property, insurance,
career, business, kids, babies and the famous Berlin bureaucracy, our experts will help you
navigate all aspects of life in Berlin.

 

EMILY ARCHER
Relocation Consultant

Managing Director, Archer Relocation

Emily is a relocation consultant and your first new friend in Berlin. Emily founded Archer Relocation early 2015 desiring to use her first hand experience and professional skills to assist fellow expats moving to Berlin. Relocated from Australia and having lived in Germany since 1999, she is knowledgeable in the way of life in Germany and it’s bureaucracy. Emily’s services include finding your new home, bureaucracy management, immigration, and family assistance.

 

 

LORNA ATHER
Maternity Concierge

Co-Founder, Maternita

Lorna is a maternity concierge and baby planner. That means she accompanies and supports growing families with all their needs from accessing pregnancy-specific medical services (midwife, gynecologist, hospital) to organising a baby shower, to dealing with bureaucracy surrounding pregnancy and birth. For the time beyond the birth, she also helps families to find kindergarten spots.

 

 

MELANIE FIESELER
Career Consultant

Managing Director, Melanie Fieseler Consulting

Melanie is an independent career consultant who counsels men and women on all areas of career development – from assessing their career options to building resilience, and everything in between. Melanie is not your typical career expert – she offers strategic, Germany-specific, no-holds-barred advice and a point of view directly from her talent and recruiting experience at leading multi-national companies.

 

 

CHRISTIANE SCHILD 
Business Consultant

Founder, UBCS Training & Consulting

Working for the Berlin Chamber of Commerce in Berlin and Investment Bank of Berlin gave Christiane the insight into what is needed to set up a successful business. As an economist, with a background in financial controlling and quality management, Christiane possesses the skills and knowledge to be able to offer a comprehensive service supporting new business start-ups and entrepreneurs. Christiane will help you to write a business plan, find solutions and answer all your
questions about founding a company in Germany.

 

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STEFFEN NEUMANN & STEFFI PLEWNI
Insurance Brokers

defendo Assekuranzmakler GmbH

Steffen Neumann and Steffi Plewni from one of Germany’s leading insurance brokers, defendo Assekuranzmakler GmbH, are committed to providing their clients with the best in quality, competitively priced risk management solutions. There to take care of all your business and private insurance needs including building, liability, household, life, accident, motor vehicle, sickness and travel insurance, you know with Steffen and Steffi that you’re in safe hands and have everything
covered.

 

NADJA RAABE
Real Estate, BerlinHomes

Managing Director, BerlinHomes

 

Nadja Raabe is Managing Director and Real Estate expert at BerlinHomes.  From the outset, the aim was to offer a complete and full real estate service through an individual and customer oriented approach which includes both mediation, sales, and leasing. Meanwhile, numerous customers and investors trust BerlinHomes in the subject of real estate, and our comprehensive all-round service that has established itself successfully.

 

ATTORNEY SURIN ERSÖZ
Immigration Lawyer

Kanzlei Ersöz

 

Attorney Surin Ersöz can support you in all kinds of visa procedures, rights of residency and in obtaining German citizenship in front of German embassies abroad, at the competent national authorities and at administrative courts all over Germany.  Surin speaks German, English, French, Spanish, Farsi (Persian), Dari (Afghan) and Turkish, she also co-operates with interpreters for the languages ​​Pashtu, Hindi, Urdu, Russian, Arabic and Chinese.