International: “Our country is a multicultural melting pot of Asia”

The Ambassador of Malaysia, H.E. Sarah Nava Rani Al Bakri Devadason talks about the economic advantages of her country, unique travel destinations and the importance of the palm oil industry for Malaysia.

DM: Excellency, on 9 May 2018 there was a turning point in your country. The party alliance “National Front” (Barisan Nasional) was voted out after 61 years in power. What successes has the new alliance “Pakatan Harapan” had so far?
H.E.: I believe the real success story behind the unprecedented change of government in Malaysia after a period of […]

12. Juni 2019|club! Magazin Sommer 2019, International|

International: Building bridges between Germany and the U.S.

The New York Times’ Berlin correspondent, Melissa Eddy, came to Business Club Hamburg to speak about her work at the paper and the challenges the media face from the “fake news” controversy.

On March 20, Business Club Hamburg hosted an evening event with Melissa Eddy of The New York Times. The evening was organised in cooperation with the RIAS Berlin Commission, a binational organization for the promotion of German-American understanding in the field of broadcasting. Amongst others, RIAS is hosting exchange programs for broadcast professionals and providing grants for radio and […]

12. Juni 2019|club! Magazin Sommer 2019, International|

International: “We need a strong dialogue”

The president of The American Club of Hamburg, David Zeller, believes in the power of networking and close ties – and knows how to tackle Heimweh in Hamburg.

How many people work for your company in Hamburg? Do you expect this number to change?
Back in 2005, I opted to go solo and incorporate a company to be able to work with partners around the world on a project basis. In this way, I maintain a low overhead, passing on savings to customers, while staying agile to adapt to the quickly changing, […]

12. Juni 2019|club! Magazin Sommer 2019, International|

International: “Hamburg has an Atlantic outlook”

Relative newcomer to the city Professor Dr. Hendrik Brinksma, who was appointed President of the Hamburg University of Technology (TUHH) in 2018, takes the club! questionnaire and reveals what impression Hamburg has made so far.

Do you expect growth for your organization and is this expected business development accompanied by a higher or lower demand for employees? What does this mean for the Hamburg site?
One of the things that attracted me to the presidency of the Hamburg University of Technology (TUHH) was the perspective for growth. Our budget will grow […]

10. März 2019|club! Magazin Frühling 2019, International|

International: “South Africa is one of the most attractive markets”

Incarcerated on Robben Island alongside Nelson Mandela, the South African Ambassador H.E. Phumelele Stone Sizani talks about the legacy of “Madiba”, the African

DM: Excellency, 2019 marks the 25th anniversary of the end of apartheid in South Africa. You yourself were a political prisoner on Robben Island from 1976 to 1982, where Nelson Mandela was also imprisoned at the same time. How has your country changed since 1994?
H.E.: South Africa has changed dramatically since 1994. We have long been a segregated country and a pariah of the world. In 1994, […]

10. März 2019|club! Magazin Herbst 2012, International|