Sylvie Kremerskothen Gleason
COUNTRY DIRECTOR, GERMANY
Before joining HSI, Sylvie held a senior position at a foundation that funds research projects for kids with congenital heart defects at heart clinics all over Germany. In this role, Sylvie was involved in most aspects of the foundation’s operations, including the development of fundraising concepts for minor and major donors, CSR-Strategies with key partners, event management and stakeholder engagement. Growing up in the countryside of North Rhine Westphalia next to her grandparents’ former farm, Sylvie developed a deep understanding of the challenges of agriculture and the protection and humane treatment of animals. She has a diverse background in communication, PR and marketing, and has worked for cultural events in Europe and major global companies. While living in the U.S., she rescued her dog Ella from a shelter in Minneapolis. Ella now lives with with Sylvie, her husband and their two daughters in Berlin.