20 experts – one team.

We are S&C.

Team

The S&C team consists of more than 20 sustainability experts with up to 25 years of consulting experience and a variety of backgrounds such as business and economics, geography, sustainability management, environmental science, investment banking, communications, cultural sciences, management consulting, and political science.

Using our knowledge and experience from more than 500 sustainability projects, which we have completed successfully for more than 120 organizations over the past 11 years, we utilize our proven methods in order to support our clients in developing sustainability strategies, optimizing products and processes, as well as sustainability reporting.

In addition, we are connected to an international network of sustainability experts.

Management

  • Joachim Schlange

    Managing Partner

    Joachim Schlange

    Managing Partner Schlange & Co. GmbH
    President S&C North America Inc.

    Joachim Schlange is Co-Founder and Spokesman of the management at Schlange & Co. GmbH, as well as President of S&C North America Inc.

    As Managing Director at Systain Consulting GmbH, a subsidiary of the Otto Group, Joachim Schlange built up the CR consultancy in 2002. As a spin-off, he co-founded S&C in 2006. Between 2000 and 2002, he was Managing Director of Tiscali Germany, a subsidiary of the Italian Tiscali S.p.A., which at that point was one of the leading European internet service providers. Prior to that, from 1990 to 1999, Joachim Schlange was Associate Partner and Co-Head of the global Transportation Competence Center at Roland Berger Strategy Consultants in Germany. Between 1982 and 1990, he was Director and Vice-President of Investment Banking at Deutsche Bank AG in Frankfurt, London, and Lisbon.

    Joachim Schlange gained his first experiences during his time in New York as an investment banker at J.Henry Schroder from 1978 to 1982. He graduated from Fordham University’s Gabelli School of Business with an MBA in 1982.

    Joachim Schlange is married and has 3 daughters. He has been a member of the Board of Trustees for the Katrin Rohde Foundation in Germany and in the USA since 2008. Furthermore, he has been a member of the Sustainability Committee of the Hamburg Chamber of Commerce since 2015.

    Joachim Schlange speaks German (native language) and is fluent in English and Portuguese.

    Expertise in

    • CR in financial markets/ESG
    • CR/sustainability reports
    • Organizational and operational structure
    • Responsible supply chain management
    • Risk management
    • Stakeholder dialogue
    • Strategy development
  • Andreas Zamostny

    Andreas Zamostny

    Managing Partner

    Andreas Zamostny

    Managing Partner Schlange & Co. GmbH
    Vice-president S&C North America Inc.

    Andreas Zamostny is Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Schlange & Co. GmbH, as well as Vice-president of S&C North America Inc.

    Since 2000, Andreas Zamostny has supported dozens of organizations to develop more sustainable processes and products: first as sustainability manager at Otto Group in Hamburg, and from 2005 as senior consultant at the Otto subsidiary Systain Consulting.

    In the fall of 2006, he co-founded the consulting company Schlange & Co. with Joachim Schlange.

    Andreas Zamostny’s sustainability expertise is built upon his studies in Environmental Sciences, which he completed at the Van Hall Institute in the Netherlands between 1995 and 1999, as well as in a study visit at the Institute for Sustainable Futures – part of the University of Technology in Sydney, Australia – and at Coventry University in Coventry, UK.

    The Rio Conference in 1992, the book “The Limits to Growth,” and his personal experience of environmental pollution in Eastern Germany, were pivotal in his career choice.

    Outside of his consulting work, Andreas Zamostny is dedicated to developing and transferring knowledge, as well as sharing experiences of how businesses can become more sustainable. He regularly presents at universities, colleges, and student initiatives, as well as participates in debates.

    Andreas Zamostny speaks German, English, and Dutch.

    Expertise in

    • CR software
    • CR/sustainability reports
    • Environmental and social management systems
    • Innovation
    • Responsible supply chain management
    • Risk management
    • Stakeholder dialogue
    • Strategy development

    Sector experiences

    • Automotive & OEM
    • Chemical & Pharmaceutical
    • Consumer Goods & Retail
    • Energy & Utilities
    • Financial Services
    • Food & Beverage
    • Mechanical Engineering
    • Media & Entertainment
    • Packaging
    • Paper & Forestry
    • Public Sector
    • Textile
    • Transportation & Logistics
  • Christopher Haasen

    Principal S&C North America Inc.

    Christopher Haasen

    Principal S&C North America Inc.

    Christopher Haasen is Principal of S&C North America Inc. and manages the office in New York. He advises American, German and international clients conducting materiality analyses, strategy development focusing on sustainability, CR report development, and the integration of CR in the supply chain. Additionally, he is an expert in key performance indicators, ESG rating surveys, and CR software, including Enablon.

    Christopher Haasen studied at the University of Oxford (UK) and received an M.Sc. in Nature, Society, and Environmental Policy, graduating with distinction. Prior to his studies at Oxford, Christopher Haasen received his Bachelor of Science in Geography and Economics from the University of Southampton (UK) and the Friedrich-Wilhelms University in Bonn.

    Christopher Haasen gained professional experience while at the Deutsche Post DHL Group, where he worked at the Innovation Center and with their internal consulting department, DPDHL Inhouse Consulting. Prior to that, Christopher Haasen worked as a student consultant at MarcAurelConsult and developed a growth strategy for a mid-sized media company. Christopher Haasen is co-Inventor of a Europe-wide patented lamp control module.

    Christopher Haasen speaks German and English.

    Expertise in

    • CR software
    • CR/sustainability reports
    • ESG rating surveys
    • Impact assessment
    • Materiality analyses
    • Responsible supply chain management
    • Stakeholder management
    • Strategy development

    Sector experiences

    • Automotive & OEM
    • Chemical & Pharmaceutical
    • Consumer Goods & Retail
    • Financial Services
    • Food & Beverage
    • Mechanical Engineering
    • Transportation & Logistics

S&C Team

  • Sina Beecken

    Analyst

  • Juska Dietrich

    Assistant

  • Kerstin_Domin

    Kerstin Domin

    Art Director

  • Amrei Eggers

    Intern

  • Tobias Fetscher

    Intern

  • Theresa Frank

    Senior Consultant

    Theresa Frank

    Senior Consultant

    Theresa Frank advises German and international clients on their sustainability strategy development. Additionally, her strengths include conducting Hotspot analyses to identify CR risks and opportunities in complex supply chains, conducting stakeholder surveys and materiality analyses for different industries.

    Theresa Frank received her M.A. in International Business and Sustainability from Hamburg University in Germany. Prior to that, she received her Bachelor in International Cultural and Business Studies at University of Passau and Universidad Católica de Córdoba (Argentinia). She specialized in sustainability management and reporting and SRI investment as well as global supply chains, especially in Latin America. In her master thesis Theresa Frank cooperated with Fairtrade Germany and Peru to analyze the opportunities of income improvement for Peruvian coffee cooperatives.

    She gained professional experience in the area of Social Responsible Investment at imug Beratungsgesellschaft für sozial-ökologische Innovationen mbH as well as in the automotive and IT industry, among others. Her tasks were comprised of the development of corporate sustainability profiles as well as requesting sustainability performance indicators. Outside of work, Theresa Frank is committed to promoting socially responsible business in Hamburg.

    Theresa Frank speaks German, English, Spanish and Russian.

    Expertise in

    • Hotspot analyses
    • Materiality analyses
    • Responsible supply chain management
    • Stakeholder surveys
    • Sustainability management

    Sector experiences

    • Automotive & OEM
    • Chemical & Pharmaceutical
    • Food & Beverage
    • IT & Electrical Engineering
    • Mining & Natural Resources
    • NGOs/NPOs & Third Sector
  • Christina Freise

    Junior Consultant

  • Christopher Haasen

    Principal S&C North America Inc.

    Christopher Haasen

    Principal S&C North America Inc.

    Christopher Haasen is Principal of S&C North America Inc. and manages the office in New York. He advises American, German and international clients conducting materiality analyses, strategy development focusing on sustainability, CR report development, and the integration of CR in the supply chain. Additionally, he is an expert in key performance indicators, ESG rating surveys, and CR software, including Enablon.

    Christopher Haasen studied at the University of Oxford (UK) and received an M.Sc. in Nature, Society, and Environmental Policy, graduating with distinction. Prior to his studies at Oxford, Christopher Haasen received his Bachelor of Science in Geography and Economics from the University of Southampton (UK) and the Friedrich-Wilhelms University in Bonn.

    Christopher Haasen gained professional experience while at the Deutsche Post DHL Group, where he worked at the Innovation Center and with their internal consulting department, DPDHL Inhouse Consulting. Prior to that, Christopher Haasen worked as a student consultant at MarcAurelConsult and developed a growth strategy for a mid-sized media company. Christopher Haasen is co-Inventor of a Europe-wide patented lamp control module.

    Christopher Haasen speaks German and English.

    Expertise in

    • CR software
    • CR/sustainability reports
    • ESG rating surveys
    • Impact assessment
    • Materiality analyses
    • Responsible supply chain management
    • Stakeholder management
    • Strategy development

    Sector experiences

    • Automotive & OEM
    • Chemical & Pharmaceutical
    • Consumer Goods & Retail
    • Financial Services
    • Food & Beverage
    • Mechanical Engineering
    • Transportation & Logistics
  • Thies Hartjen

    Intern

  • Roman Hinz

    Junior Consultant

  • Christina_Hollermann

    Christina Hollermann

    Senior Consultant

    Christina Hollermann

    Senior Consultant

    Christina Hollermann advises clients on CR reporting and on conducting Hotspot analyses to identify CR risks and opportunities in complex supply chains. She also supports clients in assessing their sustainability performance, conducting stakeholder surveys and developing CR strategies.

    Christina Hollermann studied International Business and Sustainability at the University of Hamburg and at Copenhagen Business School in Denmark. During her studies, she especially focused on Corporate Responsibility and sustainable supply chain management. In her Master´s Thesis, she analyzed drivers for sustainability and CR strategies in the cocoa value chain. Prior to that, Christina Hollermann received her Bachelor´s degree in Global Management from the University of Applied Sciences Bremen and Universidad de Lima in Peru.

    She gained professional experience through various internships in the private sector, for instance in the Quality Management department of the construction company Graña y Montero in Peru. Additionally, she worked as a student assistant at the chair for Social Investment at the University of Hamburg and was involved in a student initiative on sustainable management.

    Christina Hollermann speaks German, English and Spanish.

    Expertise in

    • Benchmarking
    • CR/sustainability reports
    • Hotspot analyses
    • Responsible supply chain management
    • Stakeholder management

    Sector experiences

    • Automotive & OEM
    • Chemical & Pharmaceutical
    • Construction & Real Estate
    • Consumer Goods & Retail
    • Financial Services
    • Food & Beverage
    • Mechanical Engineering
    • Mining & Natural Resources
    • NGOs/NPOs & Third Sector
  • Maren_Hundhammer

    Maren Hundhammer

    Junior Consultant

    Maren Hundhammer

    Junior Consultant

    Maren Hundhammer supports German and international clients in the development of their sustainability strategy. Her areas of expertise include developing and conducting stakeholder surveys, as well as hotspot analyses in complex global value chains. She also advises clients on sustainability reporting.

    Maren Hundhammer holds an MBA in Multichannel Trade Management in Textile Business from the Hamburg University of Applied Sciences. During her studies, she focused on corporate responsibility in textile value chains. Her masters’ thesis analyzed how companies in the textile industry can benefit from a CR strategy.

    Maren Hundhammer gained professional experience through internships and freelance work in various consumer goods companies, where she learned about different approaches to sustainable product development and sustainable supply chains.

    Maren Hundhammer speaks German, English, Italian, and French.

    Expertise in

    • CR/sustainability reports
    • Hotspot analyses
    • International supply chains
    • Stakeholder management
    • Stakeholder surveys

    Sector experiences

    • Consumer Goods & Retail
    • Food & Beverage
    • Textile
  • Karida_Niode

    Karida Niode

    Junior Consultant

  • David Reed

    Administrative Assistant

  • Manfred Richter

    Communication Expert

    Manfred Richter

    Communication Expert

    Manfred Richter is always at the service of S&C for ambitious communication cases. He ensures that the conceptualization and implementation of reporting projects are geared toward target groups.

    As an economics graduate, he worked for about 20 years in corporate communications for various corporations. Since 2009, he, along with Claus-Martin Carlsberg, has led the agency Carlsberg & Richter in Munich. Previously, he oversaw BMW Group’s Department of Consolidated Statements, Corporate Publications, and Sustainability.

    With his professional experience, he is a competent point of contact for all questions of corporate communications - from basic communication strategy and design to actual implementation. As an expert in corporate and financial publications, he ensures above all that texts and stylistic aspects are reflective of the specific target group. This creates strategies and communication schemes which can be seamlessly integrated into existing structures and will always perform in the best interests of the company.

    The communication of sustainability is one of the priorities of Manfred Richter’s work: “No topic is so multifaceted and complex as this. In the long run, only companies with credible, understandable, and stakeholder-oriented content will be successful in their communications. The cooperation of sustainability experts and communication experts provides the perfect conditions for this.“

    Expertise in

    • Concept and Text
    • Corporate Communication
    • Corporate Publications

    Sector experiences

    • Automotive & OEM
    • Consumer Goods & Retail
    • Energy & Utilities
    • Food & Beverage
    • IT & Electrical Engineering
    • Mechanical Engineering
    • Telecommunication
  • Sebastian Schaarschmidt

    Consultant

    Sebastian Schaarschmidt

    Consultant

    Sebastian Schaarschmidt supports national and international clients in implementing and using CR software, as well as in the development of sustainability and climate change adaptation strategies. His areas of expertise include developing materiality analyses and sustainability performance indicators.

    Sebastian Schaarschmidt received his Bachelor in Business Administration from the University of Hamburg, where he focused on statistical modeling. He also holds a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science from Leuphana University in Lüneburg, specializing in sustainability management. As part of his thesis, he analyzed climate change as a risk factor for companies.

    Prior to joining S&C, Sebastian Schaarschmidt gained professional experience in the logistics department of a wholesaler, where he was responsible for data analyses, as well as in an industrial company. Furthermore, he added to his scientific expertise with an internship in a research institute.

    Sebastian Schaarschmidt speaks German and English.

    Expertise in

    • CR software
    • CR/sustainability reports
    • Materiality analyses
    • Responsible supply chain management
    • Risk management
    • Sustainability assessment & measurement
    • Sustainability management

    Sector experiences

    • Chemical & Pharmaceutical
    • Consumer Goods & Retail
    • Food & Beverage
    • Mining & Natural Resources
    • NGOs/NPOs & Third Sector
    • Transportation & Logistics
  • Pascal Schiffer

    Junior Consultant

  • Joachim Schlange

    Managing Partner

    Joachim Schlange

    Managing Partner Schlange & Co. GmbH
    President S&C North America Inc.

    Joachim Schlange is Co-Founder and Spokesman of the management at Schlange & Co. GmbH, as well as President of S&C North America Inc.

    As Managing Director at Systain Consulting GmbH, a subsidiary of the Otto Group, Joachim Schlange built up the CR consultancy in 2002. As a spin-off, he co-founded S&C in 2006. Between 2000 and 2002, he was Managing Director of Tiscali Germany, a subsidiary of the Italian Tiscali S.p.A., which at that point was one of the leading European internet service providers. Prior to that, from 1990 to 1999, Joachim Schlange was Associate Partner and Co-Head of the global Transportation Competence Center at Roland Berger Strategy Consultants in Germany. Between 1982 and 1990, he was Director and Vice-President of Investment Banking at Deutsche Bank AG in Frankfurt, London, and Lisbon.

    Joachim Schlange gained his first experiences during his time in New York as an investment banker at J.Henry Schroder from 1978 to 1982. He graduated from Fordham University’s Gabelli School of Business with an MBA in 1982.

    Joachim Schlange is married and has 3 daughters. He has been a member of the Board of Trustees for the Katrin Rohde Foundation in Germany and in the USA since 2008. Furthermore, he has been a member of the Sustainability Committee of the Hamburg Chamber of Commerce since 2015.

    Joachim Schlange speaks German (native language) and is fluent in English and Portuguese.

    Expertise in

    • CR in financial markets/ESG
    • CR/sustainability reports
    • Organizational and operational structure
    • Responsible supply chain management
    • Risk management
    • Stakeholder dialogue
    • Strategy development
  • Julia Seiffert

    Junior Consultant

  • Andreas Zamostny

    Andreas Zamostny

    Managing Partner

    Andreas Zamostny

    Managing Partner Schlange & Co. GmbH
    Vice-president S&C North America Inc.

    Andreas Zamostny is Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Schlange & Co. GmbH, as well as Vice-president of S&C North America Inc.

    Since 2000, Andreas Zamostny has supported dozens of organizations to develop more sustainable processes and products: first as sustainability manager at Otto Group in Hamburg, and from 2005 as senior consultant at the Otto subsidiary Systain Consulting.

    In the fall of 2006, he co-founded the consulting company Schlange & Co. with Joachim Schlange.

    Andreas Zamostny’s sustainability expertise is built upon his studies in Environmental Sciences, which he completed at the Van Hall Institute in the Netherlands between 1995 and 1999, as well as in a study visit at the Institute for Sustainable Futures – part of the University of Technology in Sydney, Australia – and at Coventry University in Coventry, UK.

    The Rio Conference in 1992, the book “The Limits to Growth,” and his personal experience of environmental pollution in Eastern Germany, were pivotal in his career choice.

    Outside of his consulting work, Andreas Zamostny is dedicated to developing and transferring knowledge, as well as sharing experiences of how businesses can become more sustainable. He regularly presents at universities, colleges, and student initiatives, as well as participates in debates.

    Andreas Zamostny speaks German, English, and Dutch.

    Expertise in

    • CR software
    • CR/sustainability reports
    • Environmental and social management systems
    • Innovation
    • Responsible supply chain management
    • Risk management
    • Stakeholder dialogue
    • Strategy development

    Sector experiences

    • Automotive & OEM
    • Chemical & Pharmaceutical
    • Consumer Goods & Retail
    • Energy & Utilities
    • Financial Services
    • Food & Beverage
    • Mechanical Engineering
    • Media & Entertainment
    • Packaging
    • Paper & Forestry
    • Public Sector
    • Textile
    • Transportation & Logistics

Join Us

We are continuously looking for individuals who are excited to advance the integration of CR and sustainability within corporations and other organizations.

Our career levels are:

  • Senior Consultant: more than 5 years of experience in corporate responsibility / sustainability, either in consulting or within a corporation
  • Consultant: 2 – 5 years of experience in corporate responsibility / sustainability, either in consulting or within a corporation
  • Junior Consultant: university graduate with approx. one year of experience in corporate responsibility / sustainability, either in consulting or within a corporation
  • Analyst: university graduate with limited professional experience

Vacancies in our New York office:

  • Although S&C North America is not currently hiring, we are always looking to engage with excellent candidates. Please send your application (both cover letter and resume) to Christopher Haasen so we can keep your information on file for future opportunities. Native English skills and a valid work permit are required to be considered for a position in our US office.

Christopher Haasen

Contact partner for applications New York

Send email

Vacancies in our Hamburg office:

Juska Dietrich

Contact partner for applications Hamburg

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We look forward to receiving your application!

You can also follow us on LinkedIn if you would like to receive alerts for any new job vacancies.

Alumni

From the beginning, S&C has always been successfully supported by highly skilled and motivated employees. With the experience gained at S&C they continue to advance sustainability in their current positions elsewhere.

Ulrike Ahrens

Ulrike Ahrens worked as part of the S&C team from July 2010 until April 2014. Today, she provides sustainability services as an independent consultant.

Anne Bandel (born Mordhorst)

Anne Mordhorst worked at S&C from January 2009 until December 2010. Today, Ms. Mordhorst is responsible for sustainability in the agriculture/food sector at Soil & More Foundation in Hamburg.

Felix Barth

Felix Barth was part of the S&C team from January 2010 to September 2011. Following his work at S&C, Mr. Barth worked at REWE Group in their Corporate Responsibility department.

Katharina Beck

Katharina Beck worked at S&C from December 2011 until October 2012. Ms. Beck now works at Accenture Strategy in Sustainability Services.

Nienke Berger

Nienke Berger was part of the S&C team from November 2013 until August 2017. Today, she works in the sustainability management of Aurubis AG.

Anja Blankenburg

Anja Blankenburg supported S&C from February 2011 until November 2013. Afterwards, Ms. Blankenburg began work at Accenture Management Consulting.

Eva Brahmstaedt (born Watrin)

Eva Brahmstaedt worked at S&C from June 2010 until January 2014. She now drives sustainability at Tchibo in supplier management.

Anneli Heinrich (born Bröker)

Anneli Heinrich worked at S&C from November 2006 until March 2012. After this, Ms. Heinrich went to Sustainum, an institute in Berlin that is working with sustainable growth concepts, where she is responsible for CR.

Dorothee Jarchow

Dorothee Jarchow was part of the S&C team from September 2006 until February 2007. Today, Ms. Jarchow works in the CR department at Telefónica Germany.

Annika Kulich

Annika Kulich worked for S&C from July 2008 until December 2010. Following this, she worked as a Sustainability Project Manager in the HSSE & Corporate Communications Department at Marquard & Bahls in Hamburg.

David Lam

David Lam worked for S&C from October 2013 until August 2016. He is now writing his doctoral thesis with a scholarship of the Stiftung der Deutschen Wirtschaft at the Institut für Ethik und Transdisziplinäre Nachhaltigkeitsforschung at Leuphana University.

Aline Laucke (born Wachner)

Aline Laucke was part of the S&C team from April 2008 until June 2009. She is currently working as a research assistant at the Civil Society Center at Zeppelin University and provides sustainability services as an independent consultant.

Bernhard Rohkemper

Bernhard Rohkemper worked at S&C from November 2008 until April 2010. He has since worked for the German Federal Enterprise for International Cooperation (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit, GIZ) and has worked in Windhoek (Namibia) as well as Cairo (Egypt), and is now in Bonn.

Jakobine Sauerbruch

Jakobine Sauerbruch was one of the co-founders of S&C in 2006. From October 2007 until October 2010, she was Managing Director of our office in Munich. She is now driving sustainability at Linde AG.

Miriam Schaper

Miriam Schaper was part of the S&C team from March 2009 to August 2011. Besides her work as an advisor for Ethical Risk Assessment in the tourism sector for the Hamburg Foundation for Business Ethics, she completed her doctoral thesis.

Katharina Stärk

Katharina Stärk worked at S&C from September 2008 until March 2009. She then joined the Reconstruction Credit Institute (Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau, KfW) with an emphasis on sustainability.

Ellen Torres Garcia

Ellen Torres supported S&C from August 2007 until April 2008. She is now working at s.Oliver in the sustainability department.

Julia Ummenhofer

Julia Ummenhofer was part of the S&C team from January 2007 until October 2011. She is now working as a sustainability advisor to Hamburg’s Sanitation Department.

Armelle de Vienne

Armelle de Vienne was part of the S&C team in Hamburg and New York from July 2012 until June 2017. Currently, she is working as an ESG Analyst at the financial services firm Rockefeller & Co., Inc.

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In addition, we have had many motivated and highly engaged students support us through internships. Through such work experience, they have acquired deeper insight into the work conducted at consulting companies specialized in Corporate Responsibility.

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