Internal Services

Dr. Edda Meinheit

Dr. Edda Meinheit is the Director of the Human Resources Department. She has been with GFA for over 20 years, having previously worked as a specialist consultant on agricultural projects. In the 2000, she contributed to the company’s growth by establishing a professional HR and Recruiting department. In the following years, this became a central pillar of the company, with a focus on the value and the needs of the employees. Trained as an economist with a Ph.D. on agricultural economy from the University of Göttingen, she has a strong generalist background on human resources. She has developed her skills with further education in organizational development, staffing/recruitment, HR information systems, job descriptions and evaluation, compensation and benefits. Edda is fluent in English and French alongside her native German.

Fiona Klingels

Fiona Klingels is Team Manager corporate learning in the Human Resources Department. Together with her team, she is responsible for all types of internal development. Her academic background is in business administration with a focus on HR management and business psychology. After 15 years of experience in different aspects of HR in the aviation industry, she has been trained in change management, coaching, conflict management, business training and agile topics. For nine years she worked as a consultant, manager, coach and trainer in all these areas.

Britta Borkers

Britta Borkers has been working for GFA since May 2014 where she heads the financial accounting. She is responsible for the accounting of the GFA Consulting Group, selected group companies, and the consolidation of the entire GFA Group that includes the consolidated financial statements. Britta holds a degree in balance sheet accounting with accounting experience gained from various companies within Berlin and Hamburg. For the financial accounting department, broad spectrums of international projects provide various stimulating challenges and an exciting range of tasks.

Ulrich Neitzke

Ulrich Neitzke is a Team Manager in the Financial Accounting Department.

Peter Utermöhl

Peter Utermöhl is the Director of the Controlling Department. He holds a degree in economics with additional education in controlling analysis. Peter gained experience in finance and controlling in an engineering company seperate to GFA. Starting as a one-man show in controlling and financial analysis in the early years of GFA, he contributed toward the company’s growth via developing the controlling department. He and his team aim to provide the managerial staff with all the necessary data required to successfully lead the company.

Anke Küsel

Anke Küsel is Head of the Quality Management & Compliance Unit. Together with her team, she supports GFA‘s management and employees in fulfilling requirements concerning quality, compliance, data protection and security. Anke has over 25 years of professional experience in managing, implementing, and steering projects in Germany and abroad in regional economic and urban development, public works, and process management. She studied geography, economics, and business administration and completed additional education in quality management, compliance, and coaching.

Jan Lüneburg

Jan Lüneburg Head of the Advisory Unit. With his team, he provides advice on the implementation of QMC issues, primarily for GFA‘s Technical Departments and management, in close cooperation with the QMC Unit. Jan has a multi-disciplinary background, including positions such as Military Intelligence Officer in the German Air Force. He has over a decade of experience in mid to senior-level programmatic governance/democratization positions in OSCE Field Operations in the Balkans. During this time, he frequently conceptualized, led, and managed complex reforms of organizational units. Jan joined GFA in Hamburg at the end of 2018, initially as a consultant and subsequently as a portfolio manager in the Governance Department. Jan has a law degree from the University of Konstanz/Ministry of Justice Baden Württemberg in Germany.

Christoph Rasch

Christoph is Head of Corporate Communications. He and his team oversee GFA's media channels and publications, ensuring a consistent external image for the group and developing the formats and strategies that are important for public relations. Christoph has studied history and he is a trained editor with nearly 30 years of professional experience. Before joining GFA, he worked as a journalist and reporter for public broadcasters, newspapers and magazines and most recently as a press officer and communications manager in the energy industry. His previous areas of focus included renewable energy, sustainability and environmental protection, the transport and logistics sector and other economic, social and security policy issues.

Teresa Foley

Teresa Foley is the Unit Manager of our Central Services Unit. After many years and various stages in the hospitality business, she joined GFA in 2019. She has since built-up the Central Service Unit, which unifies the departments of the front desk, copy shop, facility management, cafeteria and all other supporting backbone services that keep the headquarters running on day-to-day bases. She is looking forward to continuing to support the Central Services team and all GFA colleagues in maintaining, creating and further developing a work environment that ensures creativity and space to focus on the important tasks at hand.


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