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Drees & Sommer colleagues

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We are a "team of teams" with employees from many different professional groups.

Malte Hofmeister

Senior Team Leader, Stuttgart  

"Architecture is both my profession and my passion. I bring my skills as a team leader to my role as architecture project leader and internal project supervisor. My customers – primarily from industry and the automotive and ICT sectors – get holistic, integrated planning. This combines design excellence with planning quality, scheduling, costs and sustainability."

Giulio Castegini

Associate Partner, Frankfurt

I am an architect and contribute my experience in urban planning, brand and corporate architecture, workplace consulting, as well as interior and product design. I work for customers from many different industries, including property companies, and the finance, heavy industry, automotive, and food & beverage sectors. I use my special user knowledge, to help them reposition established properties and strategic new developments ‘from within’.

Karsten Eisenmann

Associate Partner, Düsseldorf

I am an architect and I develop portfolio strategies. My clients are mainly investors or public sector bodies. I provide them with a priority roadmap of measures for the cost-efficient implementation of their decarbonization and ESG strategies.

Tabea Marx

Divisional Director, Berlin

I am an architect by profession. I also work as an architectural mediator and coach. My expertise includes user management, determination of requirements, stakeholder participation, and process support. The tangible results of my work are concepts for future work environments and real estate that are designed with and for the user and are flexible and, above all, future-proof.

Daniela Johanna Schulze

Senior Team Leader, Cologne

Architect is not only my profession, but also my passion. As a holistic consultant, I am a generalist, bringing a range of skills and many years of experience in project management and user-oriented planning to the table. My team and I deliver new work environments for offices and administration buildings for our customers in all sectors.

Tobias Golz

Divisional Director, Berlin

I studied architecture and entrepreneurship & business innovation. As a consultant in the Housing sector team, I design solutions for our customers – private developers, cooperative societies and municipal housing associations. My work results in housing that is not only market-oriented, but also meets people’s needs.

Yvonne Allner

Divisional Director, Stuttgart

I studied architecture and project management. As a project manager and consultant, I establish a solid foundation for projects. One particular challenge is resolving seemingly hopeless situations and getting projects back on track. I mainly use my skills in the public sector, but also in education, science and research. My tasks include project management according to AHO (Commission of Engineers’ and Architects’Associations and Chambers Fee Structure), tendering and award of planning and construction services, and project analysis. I also offer my customers specific Drees & Sommer competencies that their project currently needs – thus creating added value.

Axel Heueis

Associate Partner, Munich

I am an architect and construction/construction planning engineer. I advise and support our customers in the Life Sciences sector on complex production and laboratory projects – from the very early stages right through until the start of production. Whether our customers are inspired by Cradle to Cradle or wish to become carbon neutral, we deliver projects that meet their challenging goals.

Yvonne Vorkötter

Senior Consultant, Stuttgart

I studied architecture and industrial engineering. As a consultant, I am responsible for user-oriented requirements planning. My work results in the creation of future-oriented spaces and usage concepts for users. I mainly work for public-sector clients and for companies in the Life Sciences sector.

Nils Walldorf

Senior Project Manager, Frankfurt

I contribute my expertise as an architect to project management. Research facilities are my specialty, and I operate mainly in the area of Education, Science and Research. I head up that sector at the Frankfurt regional office and have been working on the FAIR research project in Darmstadt since 2015. I deliver future-proof research facilities that meet my customers’ specific user requirements and reflect the latest trends in scientific cooperation.

Simone Schmiedl

Associate Partner, Berlin

I am a qualified architect and have been at Drees & Sommer for 20 years. I’m passionate about my work as a project manager. My clients are mainly either in the housing sector or property companies, but increasingly also in the Education, Science and Research sector. One of my tasks is to set up and execute projects with my team, to create schools, office buildings, residential quarters and the like that delight their users!

Martin Pietzonka

Senior Group Leader, Berlin  

"I am a business administration graduate and head up our Startup Hub in our regional office in the nation’s capital, Berlin. My knowledge in the areas of innovation management, startup and technology scouting, and my network in the innovation scene are invaluable in this role. In this way, I contribute to setting new standards with our innovations and new business models – for our clients, ourselves, and for the construction and real estate sectors."

Florian Schrenk

Associate Partner, Basel

I support my clients with my training as an architect and business economist, my experience as general planner and overall project manager, and my former professional background in a hospital. We define and structure complex large-scale hospital construction projects, and jointly lead them to a successful conclusion – because planning and construction requires teamwork.

Ricci Münchenbach

Senior Project Team Leader, Stuttgart

"As a state-certified civil engineer and expert in Lean methodology, I bring my construction management and construction logistics expertise to the table. Lean Construction Management increases the efficiency of client projects, for example in industry and in the education and housing sectors. Clients can be sure that work will be carried out economically, on schedule, and to the highest quality standards."

Robert Göötz

Associate Partner, Stuttgart

"I am an economist. I hold the only chair of Real Estate Asset Management in Germany. At Drees & Sommer, my customers include companies of all types that maintain, use and develop property portfolios, or that wish to invest in property. My team and I deliver customized and visionary asset management solutions for them."

Dominik Wehr

Project Team Leader, Cologne

I am a master electrician and business economist. As a project leader, I am responsible for site supervision and construction management with a focus on electrical systems. My customers in Life Sciences, research and education sectors get buildings that fulfill their function.

Claudio Tschätsch

Divisional Director, Stuttgart

"I studied energy systems and building systems engineering. As a sustainability consultant, I contribute my expertise in the areas of Green Bonds, sustainable finance, energy efficiency, and climate neutrality. Outcomes include ESG Due Diligence reports, sustainability reports and sustainability guidebooks for my clients, who include banks, insurance companies, portfolio holders, property companies and project developers."

Leonardo Estrada

Director, Stuttgart

As head of the Energy & Sustainability team, I benefit from my degree in energy and process engineering. Together, we develop practical next-generation energy concepts for our customers in the industry, energy, public and project development sector. We also provide our customers with holistic advice on sustainability, ESG and EU taxonomy. We offer them innovative approaches to master the challenges of achieving climate neutrality.

Gregor Grassl

Associate Partner, Stuttgart

"I like to call my profession ‘future city planner’. This role involves a range of competencies – from DGNB and ÖGNI sustainability certification through to technical master plans, climate protection concepts and digitization consulting – all delivered jointly by an interdisciplinary team. My customers – project developers, the public sector, and companies from the energy, industry and automotive sectors – get ‘applied innovation’."

Verena Hilgenstock

Senior Building Performance Manager, Hamburg

As an urban planner with a doctorate and a degree in civil engineering, I ensure clarity and safe implementation throughout the overall project. I contribute my skills as a project manager to vision and product development, demand planning, and feasibility studies. I also support users with change and project management. My customers are primarily from the education, science and research, aviation, and automotive sectors. We refine the vision and determine the needs for the upcoming change to provide customers with clarity on the overall project program.

Matthias Sieber

Divisional Director, Stuttgart

I studied geoinformation and municipal engineering and am now a Senior Consultant at Drees & Sommer. My work is predominantly with the public sector and industry, with a special focus on Real Estate IT consulting. I mainly develop digitization strategies and interface concepts. I also help with the implementation of IT systems such as CAFM (Computer-Aided Facility Management). For me, it is crucial to deliver a digitization strategy tailored to the customer’s operations with IT systems that are the best fit for their company.

Heike Titze

Partner, Stuttgart

As an industrial engineer specializing in construction and real estate, my competency is in project management. I currently contribute this expertise in areas including the modularization and planning of buildings. I generally work for all industries, but with a focus on retail, property companies, hospitality and housing.

Markus Sauer

Associate Partner, Real Estate Consulting, Frankfurt

As an industrial engineer specializing in construction, I have been developing our Real Estate Consulting service since 2006 with the aim of establishing Drees & Sommer as the premier address for integrated consulting. I bring together industry, process and real estate know-how for my clients, who are property and logistics companies, or from the public sector, thus putting them on the right course for the future.

Bernd Fisel

Associate Partner, Stuttgart

As a industrial engineer in facility management, my ability to combine technical and cost-efficient solutions benefits my real estate customers from all industries. I ensure that the operation of their real estate holdings is legally compliant and economically optimized.

Jörg-Matthias Böttiger

Associate Partner, Hamburg

I am a civil and industrial engineer. As such, I can best combine the customer’s value creation goals with the building design. This means I can deliver holistic factory planning for my customers, who Come from a variety of sectors including automotive, heavy industry, production and logistics, as well as food & beverages, chemical, and aviation & aerospace sectors.

Christoph Bannert

Senior Team Leader, Building Performance, Leipzig

I studied industrial engineering majoring in construction. As a team leader and sector head for education, science and research, as well as for the public sector in Central Germany, my role is highly varied. For example, I am responsible for managing a major project in Leipzig. I also supervise public procurement ordinance procedures and ensure their quality, and work together with Real Estate Consulting in the acquisition of sustainability consulting.

Henrik  Töpelt

Senior Team Leader, Stuttgart

As a student of industrial engineering, I majored in energy-related topics. As ‘Head of Energy’, I manage and coordinate our services for the energy sector. Our customers benefit from innovative approaches, often supported by digital tools. In the case of large-scale projects, we provide security by controlling implementation risks.

Marvin Meyer

Divisional Director, Aachen

After studying industrial engineering, I started as a senior consultant for smart buildings at Drees & Sommer. I work here as a consultant for Customized Smart Buildings and on the strategic development of this expertise. Customers are predominantly in the Information and Communication Technology sector. Thanks to the digital transformation, we are creating added value for our customers by improving processes, increasing amenity and generating new business models for a wide range of real estate stakeholders.

Marina Kellerbauer

Design Leader, Munich

"As an interior designer, I support our international customers with the design, planning and realization of their projects by applying my user experience skills. This creates sophisticated spaces tailored to customers and users – for example in the hospitality and workplace design sectors."

Antje Rost

General Counsel, Stuttgart

"As a corporate lawyer, I head up the legal department. We help our colleagues deal with all the different legal issues that daily business at Drees & Sommer entails. We provide our ‘internal’ clients with advice and draw up contracts that safeguard the company in the best possible way – while taking economic considerations into account."

Heidi Reinhardt

Expert, Stuttgart

"I am a graduate engineer. I apply my passion for numbers as an expert in project controlling, where I work for our customers across all sectors. Together with my colleagues, I ensure contract-compliant billing, verifiable project costs and steadily increasing cost certainty for projects."

Guido Darnieder

Associate Partner, Stuttgart

"As a mechanical engineer specializing in manufacturing technology, I contribute my planning know-how to production planning throughout the value chain – from the product and the production process though to plant and equipment. I deliver integrated networked digital factory planning solutions for my customers from the production and logistics industries."

Stephan Paal

Lead Consultant, Hamburg

“As a specialist nurse for intensive care and anesthetics and a graduate nursing manager, I advise our customers on the interface between hospital and architecture. In the Healthcare team, which specializes in operational organization and process consulting, we speak the same language as hospital staff during projects. We translate clinical requirements and processes into spatial layout and building requirements. The highly complex clinical departments such as intensive care, accident & emergency, and surgery are particularly close to my heart.”

Marc Habermann

Lead Consultant, Stuttgart

I gained my early experience in the healthcare sector in the emergency medical service and as a trained nurse in the 1990s. I then supplemented my practical knowledge with a degree in business administration specializing in hospital management. Whether clinical processes or commercial questions are involved, I advise our customers on a broad range of hospital planning issues, an area I have been involved in since 2001. Before joining Drees & Sommer, I worked on the client/hospital side.

Linda Kugel


I am a trained office administrator and work across sectors as a project assistant and expert in project accounting. By training new colleagues, promoting the constant exchange of knowledge and developing and applying templates, I ensure consistently high quality. One of the benefits for our customers is that costs are always up-to-date and verifiable.

Susanne Bohra

Senior Consultant, Munich

"I am a graduate psychologist and, as a change manager, am involved in the realization of new work environments. The connection between people, change and psychology is important to me. Employees who like their new work environment and enjoy working in it – that is the tangible result of my work."

Christoph Meyer

Associate Partner, Frankfurt

"My profession: Civil engineer, property management consultant and certified negotiator. My services are called upon to handle construction disputes, negotiations, or issues such as performance guarantees and ensuring claims. Customers from all industries benefit from my expertise: I quickly resolve conflicts in the construction and real estate environment and get the participants in difficult projects to work together to achieve the project goals."

Andre Boers

Associate Partner, Hamburg

"I am a qualified supply engineer. However, as a consultant for building services equipment and a moderator for technical planning and implementation processes, I can also operate as an all-rounder. I ask the important questions, listen carefully – and always have an idea with added value up my sleeve! My clients are primarily property companies, or from ICT, healthcare and the public sector. I deliver cost-efficient, digital and future-proof ‘buildings as ordered’!"

Mario Löhrer

Senior Consultant, Aachen

I am a mechanical engineer and teach both mechanical engineering and textile & clothing technology. I work as a consultant at Drees & Sommer. I contribute my experience as a university lecturer and teacher to our projects by providing educational advice and conducting user requirements analyses. I work for the Education, Science and Research sector. My work for our clients delivers buildings for future-oriented education based on collaboratively developed concepts.

Marie-Charlotte Spitzkopf

Project Leader, Hamburg

“As a technical building manager, I use my knowledge of building renovation to make buildings sustainably fit for the future. With my project management competence, I transform shopping centers into schools and churches into kindergartens. In this way, I contribute to extending and optimizing the lifecycle of buildings.” 

  • Architect
  • Business administration
  • Civil Technician
  • Economist
  • Electrical engineer
  • Engineer for Building and Energy Systems
  • Engineer for energy and process engineering
  • Future City Planner
  • Geoinformatician
  • Industrial engineer
  • Interior designer
  • Legal
  • Manager for construction, real estate and infrastructure
  • Mechanical Engineer
  • Nurse
  • Office Administrator
  • Psychologist
  • Real Estate Economist
  • Supply Engineer
  • Teacher
  • Technical building manager