Ralf Braun

Ralf Braun

CFO

T +49 228 95750-20
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Hans-Jochen Boehncke

Hans-Jochen Boehncke

Ligitation financing
Lawyer

T +49 228 95750-50
Lebenslauf ansehen
Dr. Edgar Stieglitz

Dr. Edgar Stieglitz

Ligitation financing
Lawyer

T +49 228 95750-50
Lebenslauf ansehen
Sven Holzhauer

Sven Holzhauer

Ligitation financing
Lawyer

T +49 228 95750-50
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Angelika Hundt

Angelika Hundt

Shelf companies
Head of Service

T +49 228 95750-80
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Wolfgang Krüger LL.M.

Wolfgang Krüger LL.M.

Ligitation financing
Lawyer

T +49 228 95750-50
Lebenslauf ansehen
Marina Töws

Marina Töws

Litigation financing
Legal assistant

T +49 228 95750-50
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Jana Zschäck

Jana Zschäck

Ligitation financing
Legal assistant

T +49 228 95750-50
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Andreas Koglin

Andreas Koglin

Shelf companies, ligitation financing
Field sales representative

T +49 228 95750-80
Lebenslauf ansehen
Michael Korbik

Michael Korbik

Controller

T +49 228 95750-20
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Maren Wicharz

Maren Wicharz

Assistant to the Board

T +49 228 95750-20
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Andreas Dirksen

Andreas Dirksen

e-Commerce, Incorporation Services
Teamlead GO AHEAD

T +49 228 95750-23
Lebenslauf ansehen
Jasmin Fröhlig

Jasmin Fröhlig

Assistant

T +49 228 95750-50
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Rolf Völker

Rolf Völker

Data protection officer

T +49 228 95750-50
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Olga Hartung-Afify

Olga Hartung-Afify

Ligitation financing
Lawyer

T +49 228 95750-50
Lebenslauf ansehen
Kirsten Harenberg

Kirsten Harenberg

Shelf companies, Litigation financing
Lawyer

T +49 228 95750-50
Lebenslauf ansehen
Katharina Zilleken

Katharina Zilleken

Assistant to the Board

T +49 228 95750-20
Lebenslauf ansehen
Stefanie Mettelsiefen

Stefanie Mettelsiefen

Ligitation financing
Legal assistant

T +49 228 95750-50
Lebenslauf ansehen
Hanns-Ferdinand Müller

Hanns-Ferdinand Müller

CSO

T +49 228 95750-20
Lebenslauf ansehen
Volker Knoop

Volker Knoop

Vorstand

T +49 228 95750-20
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Ralf Braun

Ralf Braun

CFO

Areas of responsibility: Shelf-Companies, finance, accounting, taxes, controlling and IT
Ralf Braun studied economics at the University of Bonn. He has been CFO at FORIS AG since 2010.

From 2004 until joining FORIS AG, Ralf Braun headed the Corporate Finance division for liquid assets and capital markets treasury at Sparkasse Cologne/Bonn, from 2008 he took on additional responsibilities for yield-oriented investments, and for all investments at Sparkasse Cologne/Bonn from 2009. From 2001 to 2004 he was Project Manager of Corporate Finance at the Stadtsparkasse Cologne and before that he worked at the auditing firm Arthur Andersen.
Hans-Jochen Boehncke

Hans-Jochen Boehncke

Ligitation financing
Lawyer

Lawyer specialising in labour law

Commercial law
Trade and company law
Arbitration procedures
Hans-Jochen Boehncke studied law at the University of Freiburg. He was called to the bar in 1998 and has worked as a lawyer for FORIS AG since 2016.

Hans-Jochen Boehncke has extensive knowledge of practising law and is extremely adept in matters of strategies and tactics in civil suits from his many years working as a private lawyer.
Dr. Edgar Stieglitz

Dr. Edgar Stieglitz

Ligitation financing
Lawyer

Construction and architect Law
Intellectual property law
Antitrust law
International arbitration proceedings
Edgar Stieglitz studied law at the University of Münster. He was called to the bar in 2001 and has worked as a lawyer for FORIS AG since 2006.

Edgar Stieglitz has extensive knowledge of practising law and is adept in matters of strategies and tactics in civil suits from his many years of experience as a lawyer.

He is a member of the German Bar Association (DAV), Cologne Bar Association (KAV), the DAV’s consortium on labour law, the German Society for Construction Law, GRUR, and the German Federal Association of Company Lawyers (BUJ).
Sven Holzhauer

Sven Holzhauer

Ligitation financing
Lawyer

Banking and capital markets law
Commercial law
Trade and company law
Medical malpractice law
Sven Holzhauer studied law at the University of Bonn. He was called to the bar in 1999 and has worked as a lawyer for FORIS AG since 2015.

Sven Holzhauer has extensive knowledge of practising law and is adept in matters of strategies and tactics in civil suits from his many years working as a private lawyer.

He is a member of the German Bar Association (DAV) as well as the DAV consortium on banking and capital markets law.
Angelika Hundt

Angelika Hundt

Shelf companies
Head of Service

Angelika Hundt trained as an office administrator and has worked at FORIS AG since 2003.

Angelika Hundt is responsible for the seamless operation of the transferring start-ups and the overall service for our shelf companies. In our team of external sales representatives she works on the continual optimisation of our shelf companies.
Wolfgang Krüger LL.M.

Wolfgang Krüger LL.M.

Ligitation financing
Lawyer

Lawyer specialising in inheritance law
Lawyer specialising in family law
Wolfgang Krüger studied law at the University of Cologne. He was called to the bar in 2002 and has worked as a lawyer for FORIS AG since 2016.

Wolfgang Krüger is a lawyer specialising in inheritance law and family law and is experienced in practising law. Drawing on many years of experience, he is extremely adept at the strategies and tactics of the German Code of Civil Procedure (ZPO) and German Family Procedure Act (FamFG) and in particular in the areas of inheritance law and family law.

He is a member of the Cologne Bar Association (KAV), the German Bar Association’s (DAV) consortium on inheritance law, the hereditary - Scientific Association for inheritance law e.V., the DAV’s consortium on family law and the German Family Court Day e.V. Wolfgang Krüger has published regularly on inheritance and family law matters (e.g., in the German publications ZErb, Erbrecht effektiv, NZFam and FF).
Marina Töws

Marina Töws

Litigation financing
Legal assistant

Marina Töws has been a legal assistant since 2011, a qualified legal specialist since 2016 and worked at FORIS AG since 2017.

Along with Ms Zschäck and Ms Bürger in the litigation financing team, Marina Töws assists the lawyers at FORIS AG.
Jana Zschäck

Jana Zschäck

Ligitation financing
Legal assistant

Jana Zschäck has been a legal assistant since 2015 and joined FORIS AG that same year.

Along with Ms Töws and Ms Bürger in the litigation financing team, Jana Zschäck assists the lawyers at FORIS AG.
Andreas Koglin

Andreas Koglin

Shelf companies, ligitation financing
Field sales representative

Andreas Koglin trained as an industrial sales representative and has been working at FORIS AG since 2008.

Andreas Koglin is responsible for the field sales at FORIS AG. He assists Ms Hundt in dispatching shelf companies. In our team of internal sales representatives he works on the continuous optimisation of sales and service for shelf companies and litigation financing.
Michael Korbik

Michael Korbik

Controller

Michael Korbik holds a degree in business administration and has worked at FORIS AG since 2009.

Michael Korbik assists and directly reports to the Board of Directors for all matters concerning control at FORIS AG.
Maren Wicharz

Maren Wicharz

Assistant to the Board

Maren Wicharz is an economist and has worked at FORIS AG since 2009.

Together with Ms Zilleken, Maren Wicharz is responsible for the seamless operation of the offices of the Board of Directors.
Andreas Dirksen

Andreas Dirksen

e-Commerce, Incorporation Services
Teamlead GO AHEAD

Andreas Dirksen worked at FORIS AG since 2016.

Andreas Dirksen is responsible for all apsects related to e-commerce, especially focusing on e-commerce solutions related to the incorporation services of GO AHEAD.

He has several years of experience in the development and operation of e-commerce solutions.

Jasmin Fröhlig

Jasmin Fröhlig

Assistant

Jasmin Fröhlig trained as a hotel manager and has worked at FORIS AG since 2014.

Jasmin Fröhlig is responsible for reception and hosting at FORIS AG and also oversees all correspondence.
Rolf Völker

Rolf Völker

Data protection officer

Rolf Völker has been working at FORIS AG since 2000.

As the data protection officer at FORIS AG, Rolf Völker is responsible for compliance with the statutory regulations on data protection. He supports the Board of Directors in corporate compliance matters. In addition, he is also responsible for supporting start-up clients for GO AHEAD GmbH.
Olga Hartung-Afify

Olga Hartung-Afify

Ligitation financing
Lawyer

Lawyer specialising in tax law
Lawyer specialising in insolvency law
Ms Hartung-Afify studied law at the University of Cologne. She passed the bar in 2010 and has worked as a lawyer for FORIS AG since 2016.

Olga Hartung-Afify is a lawyer specialising in insolvency law and tax law. She has experience practising law and is extremely adept in her abilities as a liquidator.

She is a member of the Arbeitskreis für Insolvezwesen Köln e.V., the Bonn Bar Association (BAV), the consortium on insolvency law and restructuring as well as the FORUM of Young Lawyers of the German Bar Association (DAV), the German-Russian Lawyers Association (DRJV) e.V. and the German-Ukrainian Lawyers Association (DUJV) e.V. Olga Hartung-Afify publishes articles on matters surrounding commercial and insolvency law both in German and Russian.
Kirsten Harenberg

Kirsten Harenberg

Shelf companies, Litigation financing
Lawyer

Inheritance law
Family law
Trade and company law
Ms Harenberg studied law at the University of Bonn. She was called to the bar in 2004 and has worked as a lawyer for FORIS AG since 2010.

Kristen Harenberg has extensive knowledge of practising law and is extremely adept in matters of strategies and tactics in civil suits from her many years working for FORIS AG.

She is a member of the Bonner Bar Association e.V., the German Bar Association’s (DAV) , the Banking Law Association – Scientific Association for Banking Law e.V. and the DAV’s consortium on family law.
Katharina Zilleken

Katharina Zilleken

Assistant to the Board

Katharina Zilleken is an economist and has worked at FORIS AG since 2017.

Together with Ms Wicharz, Katharina Zilleken is responsible for the seamless operation of the offices of the Board of Directors.
Stefanie Mettelsiefen

Stefanie Mettelsiefen

Ligitation financing
Legal assistant

Stefanie Mettelsiefen has been a legal assistant since 2008 and worked at FORIS AG since 2012.

Along with Ms Zschäck and Ms Töws in the litigation financing team, Stefanie Mttelsiefen assists the lawyers at FORIS AG.
Hanns-Ferdinand Müller

Hanns-Ferdinand Müller

CSO

Areas of responsibility: Strategy, development, sales, e-commerce and human resources

Chairman oft he Supervisory Board of DZ-4, Hamburg
Member of the Curatorium of ISM – International School of Management, Dortmund
Hanns-Ferdinand Müller studied Economics at the Helmut-Schmidt-University Hamburg and music at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater in Hamburg. Since February 2017 he is Member of the Board at FORIS AG, Bonn and Managing Director of GO AHEAD.

Before he joined FORIS Hanns-Ferdinand Müller worked for goetzpartners, Munich, a leading, international advisory firm for all key issues of entrepreneurial activity: strategy, M&A and transformation. From 2001 until 2014 he worked for RWE, from 2011 as CEO and CFO of RWE Retail Co, Dortmund. Management. Executive roles for Kienbaum and WestLB round up his professional career – the development of new markets, customer groups and new business and sales models were always focus of his professional life.
Volker Knoop

Volker Knoop

Vorstand

Ressorts: Compliance, law, litigation finance and monetization
Previously, he was responsible for all legal and compliance matters at AlixPartners, an international management consultancy. During his nearly seven-year tenure based out of Paris and London and covering the entire EMEA region, Volker focused on commercial contracts, large-scale advisory and interim management projects, risk management and liability defense work. In 2012, Volker, together with his colleagues of the global risk management team, was recognized for the team’s ‘Achievements in Excellence’. Before joining AlixPartners, Volker worked several years as an attorney in Munich, initially with Westpfahl & Spilker, a law firm specializing in complex litigation, later with international law firm Eversheds. His clients from various industries were primarily German and European mid-market players as well as European subsidiaries of large U.S. corporations. Volker’s expertise ranges from commercial and corporate law to product liability and insurance law. A significant portion of Volker’s work was to represent his clients in court proceedings across Germany. One of his main clients, Tyco International, chose Volker as secondee to serve as part of its European legal and compliance team and to manage all day-to-day legal work and dispute resolution for the group’s businesses in the DACH region.

Volker has studied law and dispute resolution in Kiel, New York and Los Angeles. He earned his PhD with a thesis on “mass torts in international private law”. As part of his legal training, Volker worked for the German Consulate General and with international law firm Baker McKenzie in São Paulo. He is a member of the German-Brazilian Lawyers’ Association, trained as a specialized insurance law attorney and a certified bank clerk. Volker speaks German, English, French and Portuguese.

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