Team

Ralf Duckert

Ralf Duckert

Master of Business Administration

Ralf Duckert

Master of Business Administration

Ralf Duckert is the owner and managing director of DSN. He has over 20 years of experience in regional strategy development, EU project management and regional, national and international cooperation. Ralf Duckert has extensive experience in the moderation of stakeholder, steering and management groups.
Born in Lübeck, he studied economics, business education and sport at the Christian-Albrechts-University in Kiel. He then worked in various positions for public clients and management consultancies. Ralf Duckert is, among other things, a member of the Economics Club at the Kiel Institute for the World Economy and a regular guest at the "Kieler Salon".

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Klaas Fröhlich

Klaas Fröhlich

Urban- and regional developer, M.Sc.

Klaas Fröhlich

Urban- and regional developer, M.Sc.

Klaas Fröhlich works at DSN since 2020, particularly in network and cluster development. That is where the strength of the urban and regional developer lies, who wrote his master's thesis on digital geographies at Kiel University. Before his studies, Klaas Fröhlich trained as a health care worker and nurse and then worked as an intensive care worker at the University Medical Center Schleswig-Holstein in Kiel.

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Tel. +49 431 99 69 66-70

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Fenja Gengelazky

Fenja Gengelazky

Economist, B.A.

Fenja Gengelazky

Economist, B.A.

Fenja Gengelazky manages international projects at DSN. Often, such an assignment starts with the further development of the project idea and the composition of the consortium. In the course of the project, surprising twists and turns have to be mastered and the partners consistently supported in achieving their goals.
Fenja Gengelazky is certified as a PRINCE2 manager and is involved in the Kiel regional group and the Young Crew of the German Association for Project Management (GPM).
Fenja studied Tourism and Event Management (B.A.) at the EBC University of Applied Sciences Hamburg and the Dublin Business School. Before joining DSN, she gained professional experience in strategic and operational project and cooperation management with various employers. Her focus was on the topic of barrier-free tourism.

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Tel. +49 431 99 69 66-30

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Adrian Gottwald

Adrian Gottwald

Naval Architect, B.Eng.

Adrian Gottwald

Naval Architect, B.Eng.

Adrian Gottwald is responsible for projects in the maritime sector at DSN and coordinates the network EcoShip60, among others. He projects research and development projects together with clients and supports applications for funding. Adrian Gottwald graduated from the Kiel University of Applied Sciences in the field of shipbuilding and marine technology.

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Tel. +49 431 99 69 66-21

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Stefanie Keßel

Stefanie Keßel

Financial administrator

Stefanie Keßel

Financial administrator

Stefanie Keßel is our competent contact person when it comes to project finances: from annual reports to budget changes to second level audits. This multitalented employee also organises meetings and maintains the website for international projects. After Stefanie Keßel finished her apprenticeship as an Office Administrator, she lived and worked for an international company in England for 2.5 years.

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Daniel Klose

Daniel Klose

Graduate Geographer

Daniel Klose

Graduate Geographer

Daniel Klose works at DSN since 2006. Since then he developed numerous studies in the maritime sector and further subjects. His ability to derive qualified statements from large amounts of information and data forms the framework of our analyses, evaluations and strategies. He also stays on top of the things when it comes to project applications for funding programmes. Daniel Klose completed his studies at the Kiel University with the focus on spatial data analysis by the means of geographical information systems (GIS).

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Tel. +49 431 99 69 66-40

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Britt Lorenzen

Britt Lorenzen

Personell developer

Britt Lorenzen

Personell developer

Britt Lorenzen manages cooperation projects at DSN, especially in the health sector. She is process facilitator for the audit "Zukunftsfähige Unternehmenskultur", Systemic Management Coach (SMC)® and MPA expert. Britt Lorenzen has worked for over 15 years in leading positions in the education and health sectors. She studied language teaching research with a focus on intercultural communication at the University of Hamburg.

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Tel. +49 431 99 69 66-20

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Christian Michels

Christian Michels

Financial administrator

Christian Michels

Financial administrator

Christian Michels works in the financial management of funding and DSN internal financial concerns. After graduation Christian Michels completed his training as an industrial clerk and then studied political science at the Kiel University.

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Tel. +49 431 99 69 66 50

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Aysegül Okudan

Aysegül Okudan

Office management trainee

Aysegül Okudan

Office management trainee

Aysegül Okudan works as an office management trainee at DSN since August 2020. She goes through the entire curriculum of accounting, purchasing and public relations and corporate communication. Aysegül Okudan completed her matriculation standard at the RBZ Wirtschaft in Kiel.

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Tel. +49 431 99 69 66 - 90

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Robert Schmelter

Robert Schmelter

Mechanical Engineering, B.Eng.

Robert Schmelter

Mechanical Engineering, B.Eng.

Robert Schmelter works for DSN since February 2020, primarily in the management of networks and projects. He supports the partners in submitting proposals for R&D projects. Robert Schmelter graduated from the Kiel University of Applied Sciences in mechanical engineering. He gained his first professional experience in the technical field during his training as a carpenter.

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Tel. +49 431 99 69 66-41

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Simon Reitz

Simon Reitz

IT Administrator

Simon Reitz

IT Administrator

Simon Reitz is our man for all questions about hardware and software. He develops databases, creates and implements online surveys and communication platforms (SharePoint). He also maintains our IT-infrastructure. Simon Reitz studies Business Informatics online at the University of Applied Science Kiel. From 2012 to 2015 Simon Reitz completed his training as an IT Administrator at DSN.

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Tel. +49 431 99 69 66-51

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Lorenz Reimer

Lorenz Reimer

Biologist, M.Sc.

Lorenz Reimer

Biologist, M.Sc.

Lorenz Reimer works at DSN since December 2020 and is mainly supporting the international projects with his scientific background. Lorenz finished his masters in biology at Kiel University in September 2020. The topic of his thesis was hydrogen production in cyanobacteria.

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Tel. +49 431 99 69 66-11

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Anna Schorn

Anna Schorn

Scientist of Communication, B.A.

Anna Schorn

Scientist of Communication, B.A.

Anna Schorn supports the development of studies and cooperation management at DSN. She hast finished her Bachelor studies at the University of Applied Sciences in Kiel in the field of public relations and corporate communication. She wrote her thesis on brand management. Prior to her studies, Anna Schorn completed an apprenticeship as an event manager and was responsible for event series as project manager.

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Gesine Stück

Gesine Stück

Scientist of Communication, M.A.

Gesine Stück

Scientist of Communication, M.A.

Gesine Stück is responsible for strategy and planning of communication processes. Especially in international projects, she aligns communication with the needs of stakeholders and funders, media and partners. Her areas of experience are accordingly diverse: print and online publications, workshops and congresses. Since 2018, she has been a Systemic Management Coach (SMC)®.
Born in Berlin, Gesine Stück completed her journalism studies at the FU Berlin. Gesine Stück has gained professional experience as an editor and speechwriter as well as in public relations and workshop moderation.

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Tel. +49 431 99 69 66-80

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Kristina Teichmann

Kristina Teichmann

Linguist, M.A.

Kristina Teichmann

Linguist, M.A.

Kristina Teichmann takes care of the project communication. She is responsible for the adequate presentation of project results. Furthermore, she creates content structured and written for specified target groups. Kristina Teichmann studied Russian and Polish Linguistics at University of Hamburg and graduated 2011 with a Magistra Artium degree. Before her employment at DSN she worked as a translator for Russian and English and as a community manager for a Latvian game company.

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Tel. +49 431 99 69 66-60

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