The ALP Team

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Andrea Gensel Managing Partner/ CEO

Managing Partner. Since 2002 Andrea Gensel M.A. (born 1963, two children) and her company Gensel-Group offer services in the field of business psychology and therapy. Today she introduces her team, which makes ALP so professional.

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Prof. Dr. Friedemann
Schulz von Thun
Cooperation Partner

A legend taken into our midst.
It is a great honour for me that Prof. Schulz von Thun stands behind me and my team, is an advocate of the Master's programme, advises us and brings in his communication expertise.

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Björn EngholmChairman of the advisory board

Former Federal Minister of Education and Research and Prime Minister Björn Engholm. A man with a charisma that impresses just as much as all the knowledge and experience that he carries within him and from which we can profit. We accept this with the greatest gratitude. His words are gifts.

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Dr. Shahzad ShafqatAcademic Director

Dr Shafqat holds a doctorate from Cambridge UK and has over 25 years of professional experience in the field of education. Since summer 2019, he has been in charge of the Business Unit 'Academics' and heads three departments.

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Dr. Raimund MildnerAdvisor

For more than 10 years Dr. Mildner has been an advisor to my companies and a sparring partner, motivator, visionary of the extra class and a passionate critic. Business & Development is his talent.

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Prof. Dr. Annegret ReskiLecturer

Prof. Dr. Reski, who holds a doctorate in communication, has been active in the education of managers for many years and receives great recognition from them. She also belongs to the team of experts.

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Prof. Dr. Achim WortmannScientific Leader

Prof. Wortmann is a language genius. A mischievous look and highly creative ideas. A top-class professor.

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Prof. Dr. David SchefferScientific Leader

Prof. Scheffer has been on board since the beginning of 2019, holding the sails and bringing students full of inspiring enthusiasm to the Master's degree in the north. David Scheffer (psychologist) prefers to cycle every route and listens to audio books about psychology.

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Monika von AppenAssistant

Mrs. von Appen is incredibly fast, funny and full of Colombian temperament. She speaks several languages fluently. Unfortunately her dog Pepsi is very rarely our office guest.

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Amelie von SchkoppAssistant

Amelie von Schkopp is pragmatic, flexible and great at finding fast solutions. Technically versed and down-to-earth a great asset. Together with Mrs. von Appen, they organize and manage the entire office.

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Dr. Kristina HerberHead of Master's Programme

Dr. Herber leads and is responsible for the Master’s Programme Communication and Business Psychology MSc. Intelligence combined with an incredible portion of kindness and humor is an ideal mixture that is good for students and colleagues alike. And me 🙂

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Prof. Dr. Hans-Heinrich BassLecturer

Hans-Heinrich Bass (*Born on April 1st 1954 in Kamen, Northrhine-Westphalia) is a German economist and economic historian. Bass has been a professor since 2000 and has been working for us since 2018. Prof. Bass creates learning scripts, gives webinars and lectures. More: see Wikipedia

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Lisa WassermannHead of Concept

Lisa Wassermann. Medical doctor. So angellike and casual at the same time. Full of joy and intelligence. She doesn't talk, she performs. How nice that she belongs to the team.

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Dr. Dr. Brigitte EisenkolbLecturer

Dr. Dr. Eisenkolb is also a member of the lecturers and assessors team and takes on study and examination responsibilities. She has been with us since 2016 and we look forward to working with her.

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Prof. Dr. Petra KorteLecturer

She is a assessor in our team and takes care of studies and examinations in webinars. Prof. Dr. Petra Korte is an idol in the field of communication. Various publications, activities in teaching and research as well as practical work with leading personalities from companies testify to this.

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Dr. Theofanis TacouHead of Programme Labour Law

Dr. Tacou is head of several employment lawyers at KPMG and supports us as a freelancer with so much power, enthusiasm and fun that we would have liked to have him permanently employed here.

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Dr. Christiane HolsteggeLecturer

Dr. phil. Christiane Holstegge, born in 1966, holds a degree in psychology and is an innovative consultant. She draws on a wealth of experience gained in her scientific psychological training and in her many years of professional experience as a manager in business and industry. She coaches entrepreneurs, executives, athletes and private individuals in their personal and professional lives on the topics of potential development and personality development. Dr. Holstegge belongs to the team of assessors.

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Wiebke MehrensCourse Manager

Mrs. Mehrens, our young, reserved course manager, impressed me already after a very short time by her precise work and by her ability to know exactly what she wants. As young as she is, she is great.

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Carolin BergCourse Manager

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Adrianna DzikowskiConceptionist

Powerful, always funny comments and a blessing for the team and for me. As funny and surprising as her personality is, so diverse are her abilities from which I profit daily. She loves Hobbits... and her colleagues.

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Dr. Jan Marten IhmeLecturer

A psychologist who researches digitization and yet fights daily with his computer. But he is a true master when it comes to dominoes. He used to be a domino grandmaster.

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Dr. Nils BeerLecturer

Dr. Beer taught psychology at the University of Westminster and works as a clinical psychologist in Vienna. He is very familiar with the flow concept of Mihály Csíkszentmihályi and comes to Flow himself by teaching, but also by salsa dancing and inline skating.

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Dr. Rebecca Wolff-AlsenLecturer

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Dr. Clemens VeltrupLecturer

Dr. Veltrup teaches clinical psychology in our lectures. Fortunately, with many years of experience as a psychotherapist and management responsibility as head of an addiction clinic, he has been working for me for many years . Dr. Veltrup advises our contract companies on all issues relating to management and health and teaches in our university courses. You will love his online lectures.

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Diana MüllerLecturer

Due to great achievements, I have entrusted our psychologist Diana Müller with the leadership of the KuB 1 class. At the same time she will be active as an online tutor. She is responsible for providing students with professional content support and supervision. She offers telephone calls and virtual presence and is also a member of the team of assessors. Self-assured, independent and with a high level of sovereignty, she will accompany you to your Master Degree.

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Dr. Astrid DirksenLecturer

Ms Dirksen was taught the tricks of political (climate) communication in an Al Gore workshop. Nevertheless, her favourite hobby - as the mother of two children - is sleeping.

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Dr. Maja TintorLecturer

And another psychologist. Dr. Tintor belongs to the team of assessors and holds lectures on "scientific work" and "APA standards". In webinars, she then orally examines the students' knowledge. Dr. Tintor's inner attitude is noticeably marked by esteem. Sincere and clear, a very good mix. With this attitude she encounters our students who are experienced in life and work and thus underlines the philosophy of ALP.

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Dr. Maupaté-SteigerLecturer

Dr. Kerstin Maupaté-Steiger, linguist, media and communication scientist: She dreamed of becoming a forester first, now at least two squirrels live in her garden.

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Angela DehnHead of Finance and Accounting

Mrs. Dehn is in charge of accounting and bookkeeping. She is characterized by a dry humor that suddenly turns the corner, great precision and conscientiousness. A rare mix that benefits us every day and which is great. You are welcome to contact her directly with any questions you may have about payment methods for tuition fees, installments, etc.

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Lea Sophie FetköterLecturer

Our wunderkind. Psychologist. 3.5 years ago I met Mrs. Fetköter very young. She has talents that amazed me. A perceptive ability and eloquence which, after only four months, led me to entrust her with the greatest responsibilities, although she cannot distinguish left from right and always has a sachet of salt with her. And: Her first word was "no", which has not changed until today.

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Nikolas FuchsLecturer

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Marcel DierkeHead of Online Marketing/ SEO

Making us known in the USA is, among other things, Mr. Dierke's job. The cooperation is outstandingly productive. With his warm, calm and at the same time temperamental nature, brain storming is always a gain.

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Susanne JahnkeScientific Assistant

Ms. Jahnke is one of the scientific employees who work for companies in the Gensel Group. Among other things, she creates concepts, edits and prepares concepts that require methodical and didactic precision. At the same time she advises authors. Quiet, reserved and working from home office and therefore unfortunately only to be seen via video conferencing.

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Ines KaiserLecturer

For the climate I cycle about 100 km every week and leave the car behind.

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Dr. Wiebke Käckenmester Lecturer

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Franziska LôLecturer

She loves to dance Kizomba, speaks five languages and is at home everywhere. She prefers to travel through South America with her backpack.

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Dr. Astrid RimbachLecturer

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Pirie GrützmacherLecturer

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Pia BönnemannLecturer

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Andreas Heidenreich, M.A.Lecturer

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Dr. Annechien HelsdingenLecturer

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Dr. Stephan RuschLecturer

Stephan Rusch. Work and Organizational Psychologist (M.A.). It could happen that he travels to the end of the world for a heavy metal concert.

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Markus GrawLecturer

Markus Graw uses his opera singing training to bring scientific theories to resonate.

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Dr. Tina StrombachLecturer

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Yannik ZobelConceptionist

The thoughtful, calm Mr. Zobel has been a member of the development team since October 2019. We are eager to get to know him and have fun doing so.

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Bettina KnüllLecturer

The psychologist loves to spend her summer vacation in a thick jacket at the Arctic Circle - and keeps a cool head even with complex projects, too.

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Natalie VölkFHWien of the WKW

Natalie Völk is the Head of the Centre for Academic Further Education at the FHWien of the WKW. She is a manager who clearly and efficiently distinguishes between the important and the unimportant, makes decisions and pursues goals with organizational talent. Her demand for quality has inspired us. We found a partner we were looking for.

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Prof. Dr. Gerald KolarFHWien of the WKW

Prof. Kolar represents the FH Wien of the WKW and is the scientific director of our joint Master's programme. He studied psychology at the Universities of Vienna and Innsbruck. He holds lectures at international congresses and publishes on the topics: Leadership, performance, team climate, personality perception, knowledge management.