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  • Sabrina Leupold Office Managerin und HR Support

  • Florian Kügler Office Manager und IT Support

  • Hardware and B2C Sarah Plonka Senior Consultant

  • Platform and B2B Tilman Rüsch Senior Consultant

  • Dominik Meier & Christian Blum

  • Dominik Meier Managing Director, Senior Partner

  • Constanze Miller Managing Director

  • Digital Economy and Consumer Services Patrick Spengler Partner | Chief Intelligence Officer

  • Health Care & Medical Devices Stefan Unger Partner | Chief Operations Officer

  • Colin Stackhouse

    Sören Haar Partner, Office Manager Brüssel

  • Colin Stackhouse Strategic Advisor, Office Washington D.C.

  • Giny Winter Office Manager and HR Support

  • Energie und Mobilität Sönke Hillebrandt Principal

  • Infrastruktur & Mobility Inga Karten Principal

  • Carsten J. Diercks Senior Legal Advisor

Sabrina Leupold Office Managerin und HR Support

Phone: +49 30 7701942 74 sleupold@miller-meier.de

Sabrina verantwortet zusammen mit Florian das Office Management. Zu ihren Hauptaufgaben zählen die Koordination des operativen Tagesgeschäftes sowie die Unterstützung des Leadershipteams. Sie ist unsere gut gelaunte Feel Good Managerin, rekrutiert und betreut unsere Praktikant:innen und übernimmt zusammen mit Julia weitere HR Aufgaben. Bevor Sabrina im Januar 2021 zu Miller & Meier Consulting kam, hat sie europaweit in der Hotellerie und im Eventmanagement gearbeitet. Zuletzt verantwortete sie den Incentive- und Meetingbereich in einem Clubhotel in Portugal. In Ihrer Freizeit kocht Sabrina leidenschaftlich gern Currys oder liegt am Strand und liest ein gutes Buch.

Florian Kügler Office Manager und IT Support

Phone: +49 30 77 01 94 232 fkuegler@miller-meier.de

Florian verantwortet zusammen mit Sabrina das Office Management. Zu seinen Hauptaufgaben zählen die Koordination des operativen Tagesgeschäftes sowie die Unterstützung des Leadershipteams. Florians Spezialgebiet sind die IT-Anfragen der Mitarbeiter:innen. Hierbei koordiniert er nicht nur unsere externen IT-Dienstleister, sondern steht auch jederzeit gern mit Rat und Tat zur Seite. Bevor Florian im August 2021 zu Miller & Meier Consulting kam, hat er in unterschiedlichsten Positionen in der gehobenen Hotellerie & Gastronomie gearbeitet, zuletzt in der Funktion als stellvertretender Hoteldirektor. Trifft man Florian nicht im Büro an, erkundet er wahrscheinlich gerade mit seinem Backpack den asiatischen Kontinent oder schlägt die Bälle beim Badminton über das Netz.

Sarah Plonka Senior Consultant

Phone: +49 30 288 765 90 Fax: +49 30 288 765 97 splonka@miller-meier.de

Sarah Plonka is leading the Hardware & Business-to-Cosumers unit in the Digital Economy and Consumer Services division. She advises international companies and national medium-sized businesses on political issues relating to competition policy, sustainable digitization and media and youth protection regulation. Her main areas of expertise include strategy development and positioning, political analyses, coordination of multi-stakeholder initiatives and stakeholder communication. Before joining Miller & Meier Consulting, Sarah gained professional experience in a communications consultancy in Paris and in political representations in Brussels. She studied German French political science with a focus on sociology and advocacy in Eichstätt-Ingolstadt (Germany, Rennes and Paris (France).

Tilman Rüsch Senior Consultant

Phone: +49 30 288 765 90 Fax: +49 30 288 765 97 truesch@miller-meier.de

Tilman Rüsch is heading the Unit Platform Economy & Business-to-Business in the Digital Economy and Consumer Services Division. In this capacity, he advises globally operating companies on their political communication. He covers the full range of digital policy topics and other areas such as sustainable digitization and future mobility. His focus is on strategy development, political analysis and intelligence, tailored stakeholder communication, and political positioning. Before, Tilman gathered professional experience working for a political foundation in Montevideo (Uruguay) and in a digital policy research project. He studied sociology, history, and political science with a focus on the digital transformation in Göttingen (Germany), Bergen (Norway), and Berkeley (USA).

Dominik Meier & Christian Blum

Phone: +49 / (0)30 288 765 90 Fax: +49 / (0)30 288 765 97 office@miller-meier.de

Dominik Meier ist Inhaber und Geschäftsführer von Miller & Meier Consulting, der 1997 mit Constanze Miller gegründeten Beratung für Strategie und Lobbying. Seit Gründung der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Politikberatung e.V. (de’ge’pol) im Jahr 2002 ist Dominik Meier deren Vorsitzender. Schwerpunkte seiner Arbeit sind strategische Positionierungsberatung und Lobbying Leadership™ sowie Fragen der Ethik, Transparenz und Qualitätssicherung. Zu diesen Themenfeldern hält er regelmäßig Vorträge und veröffentlicht Fachbeiträge. Dominik Meier ist Mitglied im Beirat von Transparency International Deutschland e.V., im Beirat des Travel Industry Clubs e.V., im Beirat der Deutschen Universität für Weiterbildung und in der Redaktion des Online-Journals „Political Science Applied“. Er studierte Soziologie, Geschichte und Theologie in Freiburg und Paris.

Dr. Christian Blum ist als Referent der Geschäftsführung und Netzwerkkoordinator bei Miller & Meier Consulting für die Koordination der Auslandsbüros sowie die Organisation des internationalen Partnernetzwerks verantwortlich. Darüber hinaus berät er die Geschäftsführung in Fragen der politischen Ethik und trägt die redaktionelle Verantwortung für Newsletter und Social-Media-Kanäle. Dr. Christian Blum hat in Köln und Boston Philosophie, Politikwissenschaften und Islamwissenschaften studiert und anschließend in der Philosophie zum Gemeinwohl promoviert. Seine Forschungen wurden in zahlreichen Fachjournalen sowie in einem prämierten Buch veröffentlicht. Parallel arbeitete er in Wissenschaftsprojekten in Deutschland, den USA und der Schweiz und war als freier Journalist tätig.

Dominik Meier Managing Director, Senior Partner

Phone: +49 / (0)30 288 765-90 Fax: +49 / (0)30 28 87 65 97 office@miller-meier.de

Dominik Meier is the owner and Managing Director of Miller & Meier Consulting, a strategic political consultancy he co-founded in 1997 together with Constanze Miller. Dominik Meier has also acted as chairman of the German Association of Political Consultants (de’ge’pol) since its establishment in 2002. The main focus of his work lies on strategic political consulting and Lobbying Leadership™ as well as on matters relating to ethics, transparency and quality assurance. Dominik Meier also lectures and publishes articles examining these topics on a regular basis. He is visiting lecturer at the Heinrich-Heine-University Düsseldorf as well as member of the advisory board of the Berlin University for Professional Studies (DUW). Dominik Meier is also a member of the jury for Politikaward, an award for political communication in Germany, and a member of the editorial team at the online journal “Political Science Applied.” He studied sociology, history and theology in Freiburg and Paris.

Constanze Miller Managing Director

Phone: +49 30 288 765-90 Fax: +49 / (0)30 / 28 87 65 97 office@miller-meier.de

Constanze Miller co-founded Miller & Meier Consulting in 1997 together with Dominik Meier. As Managing Director, she is responsible for the areas of finance, personnel, corporate development and quality management. She is co-founder of the German Association of Political Consultants (de’ge’pol) and the European Affairs Consulting Group (Eacon) in Brussels. Prior to founding Miller & Meier Consulting, Constanze Miller was active in the field of EU funding, development cooperation and migration. She studied languages, economics and cultural studies in Passau, Germany.

Patrick Spengler Partner | Chief Intelligence Officer

Phone: +49 / (0)30 288 765-90 Fax: +49 / (0)30 28 87 65 97 pspengler@miller-meier.de

Patrick Spengler manages the fields of technology and digital media at Miller & Meier Consulting. He works with a number of medium-sized companies and global players in the fields of data protection, data security and copyright. His primary fields of activity are in strategy consulting, corporate positioning, political negotiation as well as analysis and intelligence. He has been active at Miller & Meier Consulting since 2010. Before, Patrick Spengler worked at the offices of a major automobile corporation and in the field of communication consulting. He studied communications and media studies as well as political science in Leipzig and Jyväskylä (Finland).

Stefan Unger Partner | Chief Operations Officer

Phone: +49 / (0)30 288 765-90 Fax: +49 / (0)30 28 87 65 97 sunger@miller-meier.de

Stefan Unger works with global and medium-sized companies and associations in the field of health and medical technology. The focus of his consulting activities includes strategy and positioning, alliance-building, political negotiation and politics coaching. Stefan Unger joined Miller & Meier Consulting in 2012. Prior to that, he worked in the office of a member of the German Bundestag as well as in the special research area “Governance in Areas with Limited Statehood”. He studied political science and international relations in Berlin and Beirut and has published on direct democratic participation processes.

Sören Haar Partner, Office Manager Brüssel

Phone: +32 02 513 48 97 shaar@miller-meier.de

Sören Haar is Managing Partner of the European Affairs Consulting Group (eacon), Director and Lecturer at the European Institute for Public Affairs and Lobbying (EIPAL). Sören Haar’s main focus lies on the European agenda settings, European advocacy strategies, the organization of parliamentary interest groups, the creation of multi-stakeholder advocacy platforms and contacts to high level EU decision-makers. He studied law, political science and economic history in Göttingen, Berlin and Aix-en-Provence.

Colin Stackhouse Strategic Advisor, Office Washington D.C.

Colin Stackhouse is strategic advisor of Miller & Meier Consulting in Washington D.C. He is an Entrepreneurial Government Affairs professional with extensive domestic and international business and policy experience. He also worked for a large German company. His strengths include a strategic focus on driving business value, building productive relationships across party lines, and establishing a strong brand presence among government officials and industry players. He studied economics in Boulders, Colorado.

Giny Winter Office Manager and HR Support

Phone: +49 30 288 765 90 Fax: +49 30 28 87 65 97 gwinter@miller-meier.de

Giny Winter is our office manager. In this function, she coordinates the day-to-day operations and supports the management with their administrative tasks. Giny brings many years of experience in the upscale hotel industry and other service sectors into the company and has, among other things, a degree as a state-registered administrative hotel manager and is approved to take the test for training authorization.

Sönke Hillebrandt Principal

Phone: +49 / (0)30 770 1942 62 Fax: +49 / (0)30 28 87 65 97 shillebrandt@miller-meier.de

Sönke Hillebrandt leitet das Cluster Sustainability, Energy und Mobility als Principal bei Miller & Meier Consulting. Er berät internationale Unternehmen und KMU in verschiedenen mobilitäts- und energiepolitischen Themenfeldern. Zu seinen Schwerpunkten gehören Strategieentwicklung, Positionierungsberatung und Stakeholder-Kommunikation. Sönke ist seit 2022 bei Miller & Meier Consulting tätig. Bereits bei seinen vorherigen Stationen bei EVONIK und zuletzt als Associate Director bei Finsbury Glover Hering (FGH) fokussierte er sich auf energie- und umweltpolitische Themen. Er studierte Politik- und Verwaltungswissenschaften in Konstanz und Bath und absolvierte das MPP Programm an der Hertie School of Governance.

Inga Karten Principal

Phone: +49 30 288 765 90 ikarten@miller-meier.de

Inga Karten manages the fields of infrastructure & mobility at Miller & Meier Consulting. She advises international corporations on transportation and infrastructure policies such as planning and approval of large-scale projects. Herprimary fields of activity are in strategy consulting, corporate positioning, stakeholder communication, PR, political analysis as well as transatlantic relations. She has been working at Miller & Meier Consulting since 2008. During this time Inga Karten worked among others as German spokesperson for the billion Euro project of the Fehmarnbelt tunnel between Denmark and Germany. Between 2013 and 2017 she founded and headed the U.S. office of Miller & Meier Consulting in Washington D.C.. Before her time with Miller & Meier she worked as political consultant in Brussels. Inga Karten studied political science, German language and literature as well as media science in Cologne and Melbourne.

Carsten J. Diercks Senior Legal Advisor

Phone: +49 / (0)30 288 765 90 office@miller-meier.de

Lawyer Carsten J. Diercks is a Senior Legal Advisor at Miller & Meier Consulting. His work as an advisor helps to deepen the legal dimension of our approach to consulting in all areas. He has been an independent lawyer since 1998, concentrating especially on legal and strategic consulting for associations. Carsten J. Diercks holds a degree in law with a focus on European law as well as constitutional, social and economic history in Bonn.