The TBIC Team

The TBIC Team has a wide transatlantic business network and speaks major European languages.

The TBIC Team

Our TBIC Team Members each have connections with a wide transatlantic business network and speak major European languages. We are highly experienced in organizing events, B2B meetings and promptly provide our members with whatever service or support they need. 

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Matthias Beier

President & CEO


Matt acts as President and CEO of the Transatlantic Business & Investment Council (TBIC) in Atlanta, GA and Berlin, Germany. In his former management function for an international consultancy, he supported European companies of various industries as they entered the U. S. market and is thereby well connected to both the U.S. and European business community. He is the point of contact for new members and represents the TBIC in the United States.


U. S. +1-404-910-4057

Europe +49-30-5461-3882

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Charlotte Nytoft 

Specialist Nordics 

Charlotte Nytoft is the founder and owner of CNR-Consulting, a boutique consulting firm working with European companies entering the U. S. market through direct export, by establishing their own production or through joint venture partners. Charlotte brings experience from 25+ years in international trade and business development and has served as President of the Danish American Chamber of Commerce as well as Deputy Head of Mission at the Trade Council of Denmark in Atlanta where she has worked with 150+ companies to secure successful entry into the U.S. market. Charlotte is TBIC’s Specialist for the Nordic countries of Europe and is head of the Nordic TBIC Representation in Copenhagen, Denmark.



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Hanna Rohde

Senior Project Manager

Hanna joined the TBIC Team in 2019. As a Senior Project Manager, she is invested in creating growth opportunities across the Atlantic by supporting and facilitating sustainable relations between U.S. communities and European companies. Given her prior work experience in diplomacy, journalism, PR and politics, Hanna has extensive hands-on experience in networking and relationship management. Having lived in Washington, D.C., the Southwest of the U.S., Israel and Panama, she possesses a high level of cross-cultural competence and is closely connected to the United States. Hanna has an academic background in political science and international relations and is fluent in several languages.



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Sean Witry

Senior Project Manager

Originally hailing from Chicago, Sean works with TBIC as a Senior Project Manager. With educational and professional experience on both sides of the Atlantic, he offers a unique insight into the opportunities and challenges of transatlantic cooperation.  He has previously worked in business development and marketing across a wide range of industries including IT and healthcare. In additional to his business acumen, his academic qualifications in international affairs have given him the strong analytical skills necessary to meet the needs of American communities and European investors. 


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Lena Schneider

Project Manager

Lena supports the TBIC with research, project planning, marketing, membership, and accounting. Her academic background is in Political Science and British Studies, having studied at the Universities of Regensburg and Potsdam as well as the Hong Kong Baptist University in Hong Kong, China. Lena possesses dual citizenship in Germany and the UK, allowing her to bring a cross-cultural perspective to her work and contribute to transatlantic exchange in various fields. Her studies, as well as experiences living and working in the United States, have further enhanced her comprehensive understanding of transatlantic relations. Due to her interdisciplinary background and passion for transatlantic relations, Lena is a valuable asset to our TBIC team in Berlin.



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Carl Johan Steninge-Otto


Carl graduated with a B.Sc. in International Business & Politics from Copenhagen Business School, where he worked with financial accounting, corporate finance, and political economy. As a Danish-German citizen who lived for five years in New York City, he has developed a professional and personal understanding of transatlantic economic and cultural relations, furthered by an internship at the European Commission’s Directorate-General for International Partnerships. Currently, he is enrolled in Hertie School’s M.A. in International Affairs. He supports TBIC with its FDI Trips, College Certification Program and through project assistance.



Looking to work with us?

Job opportunities at the TBIC Berlin office are regularly published here.

For all unsolicited applications (Initiativbewerbungen), please contact Lena ([email protected]).

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