Contact Persons at Port of Hamburg Marketing

    Contact persons




    • Axel Mattern

      Axel Mattern

      Chief Executive Officer

      +49 40 37709 130


      As Member of the Executive Board I deal with customers, members and projects in our key markets. With my global network I contribute to strengthening the Port’s competitive edge.

    • Katharina Weidemann

      Katharina Weidemann

      Assistant to the Executive Board

      +49 40 37709 100


      I have been supporting the association on an administrative level since 2011. Now I am personal assistant to the Executive Board. I really enjoy my daily contact with port businesses.

    • Kerstin Pfietzmann

      Kerstin Pfietzmann

      Director Finance & Controlling

      +49 40 377 09 140


      As head of Finance & Controlling, I am responsible for such commercial topics as finance, taxes, human resources, administration and controlling. I really value the diversity of my activities for the association.

    • Mathias Schulz

      Mathias Schulz

      Director Communications

      +49 40 37709 114


      As Director Communications, it is my job to coordinate our various communication channels and to help shape our content. This allows me to experience the "Fascination of the Port of Hamburg" every day.

    • Ralf Johanning

      Ralf Johanning

      Press Officer

      +49 40 37709 113


      The Port of Hamburg is one of the largest logistics hubs in the world. Communicating this diversity to people is a wonderful job

    • Katja Höltkemeier

      Katja Höltkemeier

      Event Manager

      +49 40 37709 115


      It's a pleasure for me to create the best possible atmosphere for networking at our events. It's always exciting to present the fascination "Port of Hamburg" at our conferences or member events - espescially with the usage of our intermodal exhibition containers.

    • Birte Hirsch

      Birte Hirsch


      +49 40 37709 138


      For me, the Port of Hamburg as a modern logistics hub stands for global markets, digitalization and international networking. In order to strengthen its position on an international level, both is necessary: media presence as well as personal networking. Working in the field of Public Relations and Social Media allows me to combine both and to discover new and exciting challenges every day.

    • Saskia Haßkamp

      Saskia Haßkamp

      Press and Public Relations

      +49 40 37709 137


      As a student in the field of International Marketing and Communication, I support HHM in press relations and social media management. I am pleased about the opportunity to get to know the Port of Hamburg on a national and international level and to present it to the outside world.

    • Jochen Wischhusen

      Jochen Wischhusen

      Head of Online Media & IT

      +49 40 37709 119


      I have been marketing the Port of Hamburg digitally since 1999. I am responsible along with my team for looking after and developing web projects. The success of these is what motivates me.

    • Heike Wegner

      Heike Wegner

      Online Media Manager

      +49 40 37709 123


      I draw up schemes for Internet presences. I also advise our members on the content they post on I see optimal presentation of a company as most important.

    • Mahdi Ahmadi

      Mahdi Ahmadi

      Media Technology and Video Production Officer

      +49 40 37709 118


      It is a pleasure to stage the port of Hamburg with its numerous facets. I particularly enjoy discovering new spots.

    • Marina Basso Michael

      Marina Basso Michael

      Regional Director Europe

      +49 40 37709 111


      Bringing people together, actively listening, consulting and informing; these are the key principles of my work. This is why I take care of the Baltic region, one of the Port of Hamburg’s most important markets.

    • Stefan Breitenbach

      Stefan Breitenbach

      Head of Project Department

      +49 40 37709 121


      Together with my team, I bring a touch of Hamburg to Europe. Through our involvement in national and European logistics projects, we are actively involved in helping shape European transport policy.

    • Adina Cailliaux

      Adina Cailliaux

      Deputy Head of Project Department


      As a senior project manager I contribute to sustainably expanding and strengthening the Port of Hamburg’s network. I enjoy the daily contact with partners throughout Europe.

    • Johannes Betz

      Johannes Betz

      Project Manager*

      +49 40 37709 152


      EU requirements for project applications are both demanding and complex. My long career in shipping helps me to keep the accent on everyday practice during projects.

    • Inga Gurries

      Inga Gurries

      Head of Market Development Asia/Project Manager

      +49 40 37709 173


      As head of market development Asia and as a member of the Project Department, I get to to represent the interests of the Port of Hamburg at international and European level. Cultural and professional exchange with partners from various countries makes my work particularly exciting.

    • John Fischer

      John Fischer

      Project Manager*

      +49 40 377 09 175


      I am specialised in project logistics for industrial and plant construction. In this context, I know a lot about transport means and routes. With my practical experience, I try to support the project work in the funding programmes.

    • Tim Reincke

      Tim Reincke

      Student Employee*

      +49 40 37709 174


      As a student of business administration I am pleased to support the project department of Port of Hamburg Marketing in national and European projects and to gain valuable practical experience through cross-border cooperation with regions and cities.

    • Christian Ulken

      Christian Ulken

      Market Research Manager, Port

      +49 40 37709 117


      I analyze the port stage of the transport chain, compiling monthly market research reports for our members. To have my finger directly on the pulse of the Port of Hamburg is my motivation.

    • Jens Schlegel

      Jens Schlegel

      Market Research Manager, Shipping & Hinterland

      +49 40 37709 116


      I work on transport and logistics industry issues applying results from market research. I enjoy organizing data-driven decision-making within Port of Hamburg Marketing and its member companies.

    • Mandy Abraham

      Mandy Abraham


      +49 40 37709 144


      I process everything related to our representative offices and am responsible for asset accounting. Our international environment ensures a constant breath of fresh air in my office.

    • Nadine Herter

      Nadine Herter


      +49 40 377 09 143


      In my occupation I am responsible for accounting the membership fees, for travel claims as well as for the monitoring of incoming payments. We are working closely in our team to deal with all booking activities of HHM.

    • Stefan Kunze

      Stefan Kunze

      Head of the Representative Office

      +49 351 6538 132


      Since 2010, I have been representing the interests of our members in eastern Germany. For me it is important to support ecological transport chains, keeping pace with growth.

    • Antje Göhler

      Antje Göhler

      Assistant Representative Office

      +49 351 6538 131


      I have been supporting the representative office in Dresden since 2004. As the first point of contact for the Port of Hamburg in the East Germany region, it is my concern to keep all market participants well informed and to bring them closer to the various services of the largest German seaport. Personal contact with our members and customers is very important to me.

    • Heinen


      Head of the Representative Office

      +49 201 999 5032 1


      I represent Hamburg's interests in the west of the country. My focus is on optimizing the hinterland connection of the port of Hamburg to the regions of North and West Germany, including inland shipping and rail.

    • Lena Püttschneider

      Lena Püttschneider

      Assistant Representative Office

      +49 201 999 5032 2


      As Assistant to the Representative Office Germany West, I support Markus Heinen in his work as Head of the Representative Office. I approach the varied tasks with a high level of commitment. I enjoy the personal contact with our members and customers very much.

    • Karin Lengenfelder

      Karin Lengenfelder

      Head of the Representative Office*

      0821 8998394 1


      Working for the Port of Hamburg in my Bavarian homeland combines the best of two worlds. The strong economic areas of Bavaria, Baden-Württemberg and Switzerland are closely linked to the port. This relationship needs to be developed further.

    • Tony Michaela Mark

      Tony Michaela Mark

      Assistant Representative Office

      0821 8998394 2


      As assistant I share responsibility for the internal and organizational processes at our representative office. I have been supporting the head of the representative office in our diverse field of activities since 2011.

    • Alexander Till

      Alexander Till

      Head of the Representative Office

      +43 1 7125 484


      Since 2007 I have been representing the interests of the Port of Hamburg and the Metropolitan Region in Austria. In my position I network people from the worlds of business, science and politics.

    • Nicole Bauer

      Nicole Bauer

      Assistant Representative Office

      +43 1 712 548 411


      As assistant to the Vienna representative, I organize marketing activities in Austria to strengthen the position of the Port of Hamburg in our market and to promote information exchange.

    • Vladimír Doboš

      Vladimír Doboš

      Head of the Representative Office

      +420 224 891 300


      Since 2001 I have had real pleasure taking care of Czech and Slovakian customers of the Port of Hamburg, spreading awareness of its advantages.

    • Petra Vlachová

      Petra Vlachová

      Assistant Representative Office

      +420 224 891 298


      I really enjoy the diverse requirements as an assistant at the Prague representative office. I am in contact with members, customers and the press and organize various events.

    • Krisztina Kovács

      Krisztina Kovács

      Head of the Representative Office*

      +36 1 2662 039


      As head of the Budapest office, it is important for me to raise awareness of the advantages of the Port of Hamburg among Hungarian transport players, informing shippers of its reliability.

    • Zsuzsanna Lőrincz

      Zsuzsanna Lőrincz

      Assistant Representative Office

      +36 1 2662 039


      I make sure that the routine work in the Budapest office runs seamlessly, and I am proud to be able to offer Hungarian customers the breadth and depth of Port of Hamburg services.

    • Maciej Brzozowski

      Maciej Brzozowski

      Head of the Representative Office

      +48 22 6546 007


      Since 2002 I have been advising Polish companies on everything to do with the Port of Hamburg. I also take care of our members who want to become active in the Polish market. Customer satisfaction is my highest priority.

    • Emilia Przybył

      Emilia Przybył

      Assistant Representative Office

      +48 22 6546 008


      I have been taking care of the Warsaw office, organizing events and publishing news from the Port of Hamburg since 2008. I enjoy spending my leisure time with my family, friends and a good book.

    • Natalia Kapkajewa

      Natalia Kapkajewa

      Head of the Representative Office*

      +7 812 3327 140


      I have been representing the Port of Hamburg in the Russian Federation, Finland and Estonia from St. Petersburg since 2008. It is a very large and in every regard interesting region.

    • Olga Starodubtseva

      Olga Starodubtseva

      Assistant Representative Office

      +7 812 3327 140


      As the assistant I look after the support offered by the representative office. I especially enjoy communicating with new people and the diversity of languages with German, English and Russian.”

    • Sameeha Pradeep Sule

      Sameeha Pradeep Sule

      Representative India

      +91 22 6665 2154


      Since 2020, I have been supporting Hamburg-based companies and institutions with their concerns regarding India. I love the conjunction of cultures and through my activities in Mumbai, I am constantly working towards promoting an enriching experience on both sides. India is a large, heterogeneous and sometimes extremely complex country – therefore I am very pleased that we as HRM can support companies in their activities and strengthen relations with such a fascinating country and important market.

    • Pan Hua

      Pan Hua

      Chief Representative China, Japan & Korea

      +86 21 6875 8705


      I support our members on all questions arising with China. Facing the challenge of placing Hamburg port operating companies optimally in this complex growth market is a pleasure.

    • Michael Wunderlich

      Michael Wunderlich

      Deputy Director Representative Office China, Japan & Korea

      +86 21 68758502


      In order to master the versatile and challenging tasks and processes, professionalism and seriousness are our top priority. I’m looking forward support your activities in China.

    • Anne Thiesen

      Anne Thiesen

      Representative Hong Kong, South China & South-East Asia

      +852 2522 5268


      Since 2012 I have been working hard to improve commercial and political relationships between Hamburg and Hong Kong. It's also a pleasure for me to support the Port of Hamburg Marketing members here on the spot.