Meet our Team

TIM SCHOLZE

Chairman, Project developer & manager on national, European and international level with a focus on Competence Oriented Learning and Validation and Sustainable Development

Educational/Professional Background:
PhD in Educational Science, Soils Scientist (M.Sc.agr), Project Management since 1993, 10 years University experience (admin, teaching and science), with blinc since 2005

Focus of work in blinc:
Developing and management of European projects in innovative training and learning, circular economy, CSR, Sustainable and climate-sensitive development, digital literacy, culture. New ways of (informal) learning and
validation, blended learning, learning technologies. European strategic development in blinc

SABINE WIEMANN

Project manager & developer in national and European projects with expertise in sustainable development, media literacy, diversity, social, cultural and intercultural issues

Educational/Professional Background:
B.A. in international business communication, certified translator and interpreter for EN, FR and IT. Project management since 1998 and one of the founding members of blinc (since 2005).

Focus of work in blinc:

Developing and management of European projects in innovative training and learning, circular economy, CSR, Sustainable and
climate-sensitive development, culture, combatting domestic violence
New ways of (informal) learning and
validation. European strategic development in blinc

LEENA FEROGH

Project manager with focus on intercultural issues and expert in European funded projects

Educational/Professional Background: 

PhD in educational sciences, intercultural trainer in the social and health care sector and worked on many projects in this field. Work in many projects on educational and environmental issues at the University of Göttingen and the University of Kassel since 2005. With blinc since 2016

Focus of work in blinc: 

Focus on intercultural learning, youth and school education

SARAH WILD

Project manager with a focus on informal learning projects in enterprises and capacity building projects in the field of regional development.

Educational/Professional Background:

Master degree in Business Psychology, Bachelor degree in Business Administration. 10 years experience in EU projects, 4 years project management. With blinc since 2013

Focus of work in blinc:

Project management, development of trainings, specialised in HR development topics, integration and cultural topics and age sensitive learning and training

MARTIN CHRISTIAN

Expert in circular economy and sustainability projects focussing on business development as well as on blended learning and projects on culture.

Educational/Professional Background:
M.A. in History, Scandinavian Studies and Public Law, Certified Trainer (IHK), entrepreneur since 2015, trainer in entrepreneurship and communication skills, expert in digital learning since 2017 at the German Institute for AE. With blinc since 2018

Focus of work in blinc:
Circular economy and business development, Sustainable and climate- sensitive development. Cultural heritage projects
Blended learning design and content
development

MAIKE GAUGER-LANGE

Responsible for ERASMUS for Young Entrepreneurs, EU Project administration, Project Assistance in entrepreneurial and business/academia projects

Educational/Professional Background:
PhD in History, certified Project Manager, working experience as coordinator and researcher at university. Working for blinc since 2017

Focus of work in blinc:
Entrepreneurship Education and responsible for the EYE programme. Link to University projects. Central Administration and documentation

SEBASTIAN SCHWÄBE

EU project manager with a focus on informal learning projects in enterprises and capacity building projects in the field of regional development.

Educational/Professional Background:
Certified Project Manager, B.A. Ancient cultures, Study of Business Information Systems, 5 years Teaching Experience (private school), one year of international experience. With blinc since 2018

Focus of work in blinc:
Project Manager in blended learning projects on CSR and sustainable development, counselling on validation and creation of LEVEL5 documentation. Content development in mobile learning apps with different target groups (schools, higher education, companies).

OLGA MINEVA

Project manager and expert in projects with vulnerable target groups, HR projects and informal learning projects in enterprises

Educational/Professional Background:
Organisational Psychologist, Strategic Leadership Consultant, Trainer, Founder of an NGO for Women Empowerment; Project Developer & Manager with focus on Vulnerable Groups. Shared projects with blinc since 2012, employed since 2020

Focus of work in blinc:
Responsible for Empowerment of Vulnerable Groups, Organisational Development in NGOs, Supporting organisational development in
blinc

HENDRIK SCHWENSON

Project Manager and coordinator in blinc’s circular economy projects, development of internal documentation structures

Educational/Professional Background:

M.Sc. Material science, Certified Project Manager. Interdisciplinary knowledge of chemistry, physics, crystallography and wood science. With blinc since 2019

Focus of work in blinc:

Coordination of the circular economy activities within blinc, partner coordination, d2d management, blinc cloud development

MAIKE WILHELM

Project assistance in projects relating to staff mobility and Overcoming European stereotypes

Educational/Professional Background:

Educational Science: Adult Education and CPD, with blinc since 2020. Project assistance for EU projects with a focus on sustainable development and internationality/interculturality. Also working on a master thesis about ERASMUS+ KA1 Mobility.

Focus of work in blinc:

Focus on KA1 project PROVIDE (platform for KA1 stakeholders), Project assistance in MEGA working with blinc since 2020

JENS-MICHAEL LOHSE

Software developer (LEVEL5, Apps and Plugins for Moodle, Mahara and WordPress) and support, expertise in different European and national projects on data and digital literacy

Educational/Professional Background:
Studied Physics, worked as Software developer / Quality engineer in the lamp production. With blinc and/or its partner organisations BUPNET/Q21 since 2012.

Focus of work in blinc:
Developing Learning technologies, with special focus on the technical part (software development (Apps, LEVEL5 validation software, Plugins for Moodle, Mahara and WordPress))

SARA WIEMANN

Design expert for websites, multimedia applications (photo, video, design) and layout

Educational/Professional Background:
Background in Business Informatics, Online and Social Media Marketing. With blinc since 2018

Focus of work in blinc:
Creation and maintenance of digital projects like websites, online and offline publications.

BERNHARD SCHÄFER

Expert on circular economy projects with long- term experiences on municipal waste and waste-water technology management

Educational/Professional Background:
Engineer with focus on waste management, waste water treatment. 35
years experience in conception and handling of innovative projects in the fields of bioenergy, sewage and waste on municipal level. Participation in various EU projects since 10 years. With blinc since 2020

Focus of work in blinc:
Development of solutions on sustainable development, renewable energy, waste recycling, waste water and biomass, production and application of activated carbon from biomass.

MAXIMILIANE LEUZZI

Project d2d management and administration in projects relating to competence validation, development of training, social and healthcare sector and digital literacy.

Educational/Professional Background:
Educational Science: Adult Education and CPD, Deescalation trainer. Child- and youth work, Team leader of a multicultural Team at schools , project coordination in youth work, administrative work for a non profit organisation, working with blinc since 2020

Focus of work in blinc:
Validation, development of training, I-Care – social and healthcare sector
create an intercultural Training; my e-start, DATALIT/DEDALUS – digital competences

DAVID POHL

Web-application-developer for websites, PWAs (Progressive Web Apps), themes / design and plugins for learning software and project websites, IT administration operations

Educational/Professional Background:

Information technology officer ( focused on html, css, scss, javascript, typescript, PHP, react, react native, angular, ionic).
Since 2016 with blinc and/or its partner organisations BUPNET/Q21

Focus of work in blinc:

Interface between IT development and content requirement queries. Create Themes, Design, Plugins for wordpress, mahara, moodle, moodle app. Development of Apps for IOS and Android.

NATHALIE BÖHNING

Expert in creativity and innovation management working in innovative event and learning design

Educational/Professional Background: 

Product Design, focus on Innopreneurship (Innovation & Entrepreneurship), Co-Founder of Petsinboxes and start-up „Möglich&keiten“. With blinc since 2020

Focus of work in blinc: 

Designing Services and instruments to optimise the design of online or face-to-face Events, digitally supported learning (Sustainable Development Goals), Design Thinking, Innovation processes