British but born in Germany and educating her children bilingually. Inspired by the Zeitgeist – this German word that every Brit or American understands, just like kindergarten and wunderkind. Loves the creative moments in life. Passionate about staging brands for the media. Brings the international spirit and flair to the agency and networks with like-minded creatives and agencies across Europe. A communication expert and business mind who is good with words and numbers.
Infected by media, communications and sports from an early age. Absorbed the gatekeeper theory by David Manning White while at university and put it into practice later as a journalist. Anticipates issues and develops and perfects messages with passion. Loves high quality media. An objective moderator – not only of workshops and brainstorming sessions but also of communication conflicts. Believes in strong messages, powerful stories, strong images and transparent dialogue.
Likes being on the road – which might be the reason he feels at home on the internet. After living in Munich, Berlin, Kiel, Leipzig and Bremen he joined adel & link in Frankfurt in 2014. Unofficial Chief Digital Officer of the agency and first-aider in IT emergencies. Loves working internationally and always keeps an eye on the Silicon Valley. Enjoys developing and refining communication concepts – the theory of which he learned during his master’s studies in Communication Management in Leipzig. Loves to tell good stories and is in continuous exchange with journalists – from BILD to FAZ to taz. Christoph knows how to handle a crisis and how to stay calm while sailing a stormy sea. Which he has to – as a fan of Werder Bremen football club.
While at university, Marisa got to know the PR industry in Frankfurt through different internships and tutorials. It quickly became clear to her that this relationship could have a future. After stops in very small and very large agencies in the Rhine-Main area, the linguistics graduate has found her place at adel & link. Marisa enjoys the variety of clients, projects and topics the agency works on, regardless of whether it is in the digital or real world. Living outside of Frankfurt, Marisa appreciates the office’s immediate proximity to the central station.
Studying Applied Communication Sciences in the Netherlands seemed to be the perfect option for doing ‘something with languages and communication’. She therefore learned Dutch and moved across the border. Happy with her choice, she extended her stay for the international master’s course in Corporate Communications. After several internships in the marketing and PR sector it was time to leave her home town of Münster, where everyone bicycles everywhere, to dive into the agency world of the metropolis Frankfurt – with her bike of course.
There’s nothing like a good story. Linda loves storytelling. Such as client meets the perfect match agency or customer falls in love with a campaign. From her point of view, communication means to translate strategic goals into clear messages, strong images and suitable media outlets. She enjoys the challenge of engaging with her clients in order to understand their needs and requirements. With her experience in journalism, publishing and public relations, she knows how to create bestsellers: Deliver a statement that sticks in peoples’ minds und raise curiosity.
No matter whether with a keyboard, microphone or video camera – for Alisa it’s all about words: clearly structured and with a small portion of charm, that’s the way she likes to express and explain processes, topics or products. Because the world and its possibilities are so diverse, she occupies herself with a variety of tasks. Starting her career at adel & link as a freelancer, she now works in the agency as a Junior Consultant and supports the team in different areas: from video production to writing press releases and blog articles and Social Media is also on her daily agenda. When she is not in the agency she freelances at a radio station presenting the latest news.
As a political scientist he slipped into technology PR by accident, but quickly realized that this industry is for him. After stops in Munich and Mainz where he worked for an international PR agency and a full-service e-government company, he found his way to Frankfurt and adel&link. Passionate for Industry 4.0, Internet of Things and Machine Learning. He likes to present complex topics in beautiful stories, making them accessible and digestible for the general public. Feels at home in the metropolis on the Main, but it is clear to him: the cooler Frankfurt is the smaller neighbouring town.
After completing her studies in Mannheim, Sydney and Scotland, Natalie returned to her hometown Frankfurt to join adel & link. During the gap year between her Bachelor and Master degrees she gained experience in the communications industry with stints at a small newspaper publisher, in the huge aviation industry and a versatile PR consultancy. This sparked her interest in working for a PR agency. In her free time she can usually be encountered in a café with a good book and coffee mug on the table. Or with a racket in hand on the tennis court – if she isn’t too busy ticking off the next travel destination on her bucket list.
From the edge of Bavaria right into the heart of the Rhein-Main region: After her hotel management training Melanie was looking for the big city life and moved to Frankfurt to work as a barkeeper. She got to know and love the people here. But for her, there was still a lack of order. At the Frankfurt Stock Exchange and later at an HR consulting company she pursued her true passion: As an Office Manager, Melanie has full control of the office at adel&link. For her, there can’t be enough to-do-lists – but every single one checked, of course.
Nena loves design. She believes that there is a story in everything that will inspire people and she is keen to express it through her graphic design. Originally from Athens and now based in Frankfurt, she joined adel & link as a Creative Designer, bringing her design experience from having worked with international companies such as Dell EMC, Microsoft, Intel, DHL, Canon and more. In her free time you can find her designing, finding a new place to travel or experimenting with new recipes. She is a movie/series addict, having watched almost every blockbuster movie in the cinema or criminal series on Netflix. Making art in all sorts of form is the foundation upon which she has built her life.
Has always been passionate about writing, inspiring and supporting others. Her studies in Media Science and Political Science offered the perfect combination. Lisa discovered her passion for languages and other cultures already while at school, which led to her studying in Greece during an ERASMUS semester and travelling to countries like Iceland, China and Indonesia. During an internship and her subsequent job in a technology PR agency she discovered her passion for media relations and her interest in technology topics.
After some detours Rebekka found her way back to her hometown Frankfurt. Very passionate about the Spanish language, the trained translator worked at a small hotel in Costa Rica after her bachelor’s studies. During her master’s in Intercultural European Studies she lived … in Madrid – of course.
Rebekka loves to collect new impressions, to read and to discover – no matter in which language.
During some internships at a small publishing house and at big international agencies she discovered the PR business. She worked in the fields of corporate and consumer communications and as a concept developer. With attention to detail Rebekka polishes up every sentence and turns them into eloquent stories.
Comes from a long line of storytellers. His family trained him early on to tell fact from fake and to see into a story’s heart. Having studied History of Technology, Georg is familiar with every hype since 1636. With an enormous appetite for innovation, he’s always on the lookout for new disruptors across industries and countries. Georg loves to take a deep dive into complex topics, emerging with elegant storylines for our clients. Either that or he’s crafting a nifty content strategy – using his background as a seasoned PR consultant. Content is indeed his passion, and that means telling captivating stories and helping our clients do the same.
Discovered the power of words in a debating society at school and found the perfect combination of communication with creativity and concept in her master studies of Corporate Communications in Mainz. The stories and people behind brands and products fascinate her just as much as complex issues. Numerous internships in communications departments of international pharmaceutical companies and financial service providers, agencies and a communications controlling consultancy prepared her for the job at adel & link. She grew up in the Thuringian Forest and, after stops in Ecuador and Scotland, now feels at home in the comparatively tropical Rhine-Main region. Always in search of new impressions and experiences she likes to satisfy her wanderlust – preferably in Latin America and Asia.