As a communications professional, Birte Karalus has decades of experience in journalistic moderation at major international events and live in front of the camera – in her own TV formats.

Fit for conflict moderation, trained as a mediator and in negotiations, Schranner Institute Zurich and in peacemaking, Oxford.

Sovereign in high-profile rounds and on important social stages: the German church conference, VERDI/BDI or the United Nations.

Schooled by her intensive discussions with international top-class personalities: the Chief Prosecutor from The Hague, the German Chancellor, the German Federal President, the NATO Secretary General, the Syria negotiator and the director of the FBI.

Ambassador for Jane Goodall and the German Stroke Assistance Foundation.

She is a member of the German Society for the United Nations and a supporter of the Franziskustreff Frankfurt.

Dialogue under difficult circumstances needs moderation

Leading roundtables and debates for business, industry, politics, society - internally and publicly - accompanying negotiations and mediation as a trusted advisor.

As a moderation expert, Birte Karalus specialises in (re-)establishing and maintaining the ability to communicate between the parties in complex discussions. By using her interdisciplinary expertise, she quickly succeeds in building transparency, understanding and trust. On this basis lasting decisions can be made.

Customers confirm her

"focus on the crucial points, moving away from set phrases and positions"

"transparency in finding a sustainable consensus"

"confident arguments for solid opinion making rather than manipulation"

"constructive thinking, bridge building, thinking through options"

"assertiveness in obtaining reliable results"

In procedural situations only experience helps

  • Fatou Bensouda, Chief Prosecutor for The Hague Tribunal
  • Staffan de Mistura, Syria negotiator for the UN
  • Angela Merkel, German Chancellor
  • James B. Comey, Director of the FBI
  • Margaret Thatcher, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom

  • VERDI, BDI, industry: minimum wage debate.
  • The German church conference: Euthanasia, EKD Council Chairman, Minister of Health, advocates and opponents with the participation of 3,500 spectators.
  • Major international events: Telekom, Porsche, Deutsche Bank, IBM, Bertelsmann, RWE, VW, Siemens and Dell (with an interview with Michael Dell).
  • The chief prosecutor from The Hague describes Birte Karalus as "the woman who hears with her heart".


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