Life at FGS Global
Advises clients primarily on strategic positioning and financial communications with a focus on the automotive, logistics and mobility sector.
Life Pre-FGS Global
Served as a radio journalist for more than 15 years, most recently as business editor at German national public broadcaster Deutschlandfunk.
Life Beyond FGS Global
Passionate about travelling Southern Africa, preferably flying a motor airplane.
As a Managing Director at FGS Global’s Düsseldorf office, Andreas Kolbe mainly advises clients in the automotive, logistics and mobility sectors, among others. He focuses on strategic positioning, reputation building and financial communications. Andreas has advised on several multi-billion dollar cross-border M&A transactions and has extensive experience in developing and implementing integrated communications campaigns, including corporate strategy, executive positioning and media relations.
Before moving into consulting, Andreas has served more than 15 years as a radio journalist. He was business editor at German national public broadcaster Deutschlandfunk, where he gained a deep understanding of the steel, automotive and telecom sectors as the responsible industry reporter. He also served several times as an interim correspondent for ARD German Radio in Prague reporting from the Czech Republic and Slovakia.
Andreas holds a Diploma in Journalism and Business Administration from TU Dortmund University and the University of Cape Town. He loves cooking and running, as well as travelling Southern Africa, preferably as a pilot of a motor airplane.