Olaf Bentlage

Olaf Bentlage is associated partner for the areas of media and PR.

Olaf Bentlage was press spokesperson for the FDP party in Baden-Würtemberg and organized several successful election canpaigns in his function as general manager. In this context he gained a great amount of experience in campaign and PR planing, as well as in crisis communications. In his position as office manager of the chairmen of the FDP parliamentary group, and as speaker of the FDP parliamentary group, Olaf Bentlage gained further experience at the federal level.

After his years in Stuttgart and Berlin, Olaf Bentlage was press speaker for the Federal Emplyment Agency in Nuremberg and as such responsible for the nationwide communication of 10 regional directorates. During this time he reported directly to the CEO Frank-J. Weise and was able to comprehensively refine his repertoire in crisis prevention and communication.

Before undertaking a step into self-employment, Olaf Bentlage worked as press spokesperson and head of the nationwide communication of the Federal Associaton of private providers of social services (bpa) e.V., the strongest association in members in German geriatric care. This enabled him to gain extensive experience in one of the most important future sectors of Germany.

Bettina Pohle, Ph.D.

Bettina is associated partner for political event, conception and moderation.

Born and raised in Berlin, Bettina studied German and English literature at the Freie Universität Berlin before leaving for the US where she spent 12 years studying, teaching and earning her M.A./Ph.D. from the University of California at Berkeley.

Within her wide range of occupational experience, Bettina worked extensively in the areas of concept development, project management and project presentation. In her position as project manager she was in charge of projects such as the realization of the German Pavilion for the EXPO 2000 in Hannover, the 50th Anniversary of Berlin Airlift Festivities in 1998, or the realization of her own creative concept for the EU’s Pavilion at the World EXPO 2000 in Hannover, which prior to this had won 1st prize in an international competition.

Due to her highly developed bilingual (German-English) communication skills Bettina continues to also be a sought-after host for events such as the Arthur Andersen Executive Program. In addition, she can look back on ten years of successfully conducting Berlin’s established political Salon (Berliner Zukunftssalon) until 2011. Last not least, Bettina is a distinguished college teacher and an accomplished jazz singer.

Peter Jeutter, Ph.D.

Peter Jeutter, Ph.D., has been heading JEUTTER CONSULTING since 1991, working in the areas of lobbying / public affairs. He has been closely connected with dicomm for many years.

Peter Jeutter studied German literature and political science in Mannheim, Trier and Zurich, graduating with a Ph.D. in economic and social sciences in 1984. He began his professional career as regional representative of the Friedrich-Naumann-Foundation in Kassel in 1974.

From 1975 – 1987 Dr. Jeutter served as consultant for European and development policy for the FDP caucus in the German Bundestag in Bonn.

From 1987 – 1990 he worked for Unisys Deutschlanf GmbH as management representative and head of the main office in the Berlin capital.

Matthias Luderich

Matthias Luderich is a former Director & Partner of dicomm advisors. He had joined dicomm in 2012 and led  mandates for clients including Apple Inc, Apple Education, MasterCard Worldwide, BlablaCar (Comuto SA) or Sanofi-Aventis, and many more.

His expertise in public affairs and government relations is extensive – especially in the technology and communications sectors. His knowledge of those fields coupled with proficiency in German, English, French and Spanish also paved the way for him to join several global and national public diplomacy teams.

Since July 2018 he is responsible for strategic and political communications at the School Cloud project of the Hasso-Plattner-Institute in Potsdam.