MEET
IMPACC

Our Team

We Are Impatient Optimists on a Mission

Half of us are women, half men; half are from Africa, half from Europe; half are young, half old, with diverse backgrounds in business and development cooperation, and with one shared goal: to help the passion and energy of African founders shine.

Alexandra Bueschler
Executive Assistant & Projekt-Administration
Business graduate with extensive start-up experience.
Allan Obilo
Social Venture Builder
Venture builder expert across Africa with a BA in Commerce.
Ann-Katrin Maier
Digital Product Manager
Digital Product Manager with affinity for the customer journey.
Anne Lawi
Managing Director, Africa
Start-up acceleration and social investment expert in Africa.
Caroline Flohr
Head of Fundraising
Former social entrepreneur in Kenya with a passion for campaigning.
Clemens Hannen
Marketing
Tech-savy marketer with a passion for start-ups.
Jannes Vahl
PR & Communication
Founder of three non-profit associations and the agency fair narrative for sustainability communication.
Jochen Moninger
Co-Founder
Development expert with decades of experience in building social businesses in developing countries.
Keit Silale
Social Media Storyteller
Passionate Storyteller with a BA in Mass Communication and Media Studies.
Shiela Birungi
Venture Community Builder
Start-up acceleration and venture building expert.
Till Wahnbaeck
Co-Founder & CEO
Ex-CEO of Welthungerhilfe and private sector General Manager, champion of innovation.
Wolfgang Schäfer
Head of Branding
Passionate Marketer with a focus on Branding.

Our Values

What We Believe In

Impatient Optimists

Dare to think big; driven by hope and optimism.

Creating Momentum

Boundless energy; believe that we can conquer together; don’t take no for an answer.

Down to Earth & Human

Always at eye-level; treat everyone with dignity and respect; believe in talent and be inspired by it.

Doer Mentality

“Doing is like talking – but cooler”; Never give up. Roll up your sleeves. Make a little, sell a little, learn a lot.

Curious to Learn & Change

Be undogmatic, learn and improve; stare reality in the face. Share ideas to make them bigger.

Bubbling with Ideas

Our favorite question is: “Is there a better way?”; be passionate about change and about new ideas.

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