President & CEO
Matt acts as President and CEO of the Transatlantic Business and Investment Council in Atlanta, GA and Berlin, Germany. In his former management function for an international consultancy, he supported European companies of various industries as they entered the U.S. market and is thereby well connected to both, the U.S. and European business community. He is the point of contact for new members and represents the TBIC in the U.S.
Director European Affairs
As Director of European Affairs Stefan is based out of Berlin, Germany in the heart of Europe. He is your direct connection to the European business world. With a background in international relations and international business in addition to work experience in a variety of European countries, he offers the skill set that can help your community attract foreign direct investment.
Charlotte Nytoft is the founder and owner of CNR Consulting, a boutique consulting firm working with European companies entering the U.S. market through direct export, by establishing their own production or through joint venture partners. Charlotte brings experience from 25+ years in international trade and business development and has served as President of the Danish American Chamber of Commerce as well as Deputy Head of Mission at the Trade Council of Denmark in Atlanta where she has worked with 150+ companies to secure successful entry into the U.S. market. Charlotte is TBIC’s Specialist for the Nordic countries of Europe and is head of the Nordic TBIC Representation in Copenhagen, Denmark.
Christopher supports the TBIC team as a Consultant in Berlin, Germany. Previously, he has worked on transatlantic economic relations in various contexts, including an economic development organization, a think tank, and a leading German industry association. Given his background in international relations and economics with a focus on North America, Christopher provides a valuable contribution to our goal of bringing the two sides of the transatlantic market together.
Sandra supports the TBIC team in Berlin with marketing activities, research tasks and project management. Before moving to Berlin Sandra obtained academic degrees in European Studies and in Governance and Public Policy. Focusing on European and U.S.-American Politics during her studies, she also gained professional experience in national and international politics. Sandra lived in Australia, France and Brussels as well as Washington, D.C. Her knowledge in transatlantic relations and her profound language skills in English, French and Italian contribute greatly to the work of the TBIC team.
Luana E. Misi Lopes
Luana supports the TBIC in Berlin with research and project activities. Before moving to Berlin for her studies in Economics, Business Finance and Marketing, she lived in the United States, Hungary and Brazil. With her international background and multiple language skills she is a great asset to our TBIC Team.
Marketing & Administration
Lara-Louise supports the TBIC team with Administration & Marketing. She obtained her Bachelor of Arts in North American Studies at the Free University of Berlin. She studied abroad at Montana State University focusing on American Culture, Politics, Economy and Native American Studies. Due to her language skills and her strong ties to the United States, Lara is a great enrichment to our TBIC Team.
Drawing on an academic background in politics and international affairs as well as extensive professional experience in project management, Valentina supports the TBIC in various projects and research tasks. Before joining our Berlin office, Valentina had lived in Switzerland, Scotland, England and France and thus easily converses and connects with stakeholders from all across Europe.