Associated Partners

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.

Eberhard Sandschneider

Professor Eberhard Sandschneider is an Associated Partner at dicomm advisors.

From 2003 to 2016, he was the Director of the German Council on Foreign Relations, one of the leading European think tanks. He has held a chair in Chinese politics and international relations at the Freie Universität Berlin since 1998. Between 1995 and 1998, he was professor of international relations at the Johannes-Gutenberg Universität in Mainz. An author of numerous books he is a much sought after speaker on global risks and frequently appears in the media.

Dr. Michael Wolgast

Michael Wolgast is a Senior Advisor with dicomm advisors, focusing on Government Affairs and the Financial Services Industry.

Michael has been a Senior Vice President/ Government & Public Affairs with Moody’s since 2018 and, as head of Moody’s Representative Office in Berlin, has been leading Moody’s public affairs engagement in Germany, also supporting Moody’s wider engagement across the European Union. Before joining Moody’s, Michael has had more than 20 years of professional experience in government and public affairs in the financial industry, working i.a. for the German Federal government, for Deutsche Bank and for two major trade associations in Berlin, the German Insurance Association and the German Savings Banks Association, serving as chief economist and head of department for both organizationsman geriatric care. This enabled him to gain extensive experience in one of the most important future sectors of Germany.