Management

albamy group was established by Stephanie Hellstedt, Michele Borzi and Dan Söderholm in 2013. Together, the three partners have more than five decades of experience in the international meeting and hospitality industry. After many years in large corporate structures, they set out to create their own company delivering truly tailor-made solutions and meeting the highest quality standards for their clients at all times.
albamy group was established by Stephanie Hellstedt, Michele Borzi and Dan Söderholm in 2013. Together, the three partners have more than five decades of experience in the international meeting and hospitality industry. After many years in large corporate structures, they set out to create their own company delivering truly tailor-made solutions and meeting the highest quality standards for their clients at all times.

Stephanie Hellstedt

Managing Partner

Of Swedish nationality, Stephanie grew up in Stockholm and later Berlin. She found her passion for the hospitality and meeting industry early in life and kicked off this career with an international hospitality management school in Switzerland. After a few stops within the hotel industry, she ended up in the meeting planning world. Here she spent 15 years in one of the largest international meeting management companies, combining her passion for meeting planning with her passion for travelling. The highlight of these 15 years was to be part of the organizing team of the International AIDS Conference with around 30’000 delegates, which meant spending over a year in South Africa as well as one year as Conference Director in Bangkok with full responsibility for meeting planning.

Stephanie Hellstedt

Managing Partner

Of Swedish nationality, Stephanie grew up in Stockholm and later Berlin. She found her passion for the hospitality and meeting industry early in life and kicked off this career with an international hospitality management school in Switzerland. After a few stops within the hotel industry, she ended up in the meeting planning world. Here she spent 15 years in one of the largest international meeting management companies, combining her passion for meeting planning with her passion for travelling. The highlight of these 15 years was to be part of the organizing team of the International AIDS Conference with around 30’000 delegates, which meant spending over a year in South Africa as well as one year as Conference Director in Bangkok with full responsibility for meeting planning.

Michele Borzi

Managing Partner

Michele, born in Italy grew up in four countries and learned to speak five languages. After spending 15 years in the beautiful city of Vienna, he decided to move to the new and hip hot-spot in Europe, Berlin. Michele holds a degree in Economics, which together with his language skills has come in handy in his different career steps within the meetings industry. His professional highlight so far was working for one of the largest international event management companies, where he was part of the project management team organizing European medical conferences and corporate meetings. With his 17 years of experience in the meeting industry and his hands-on mentality, he is an invaluable asset to the team and its clients .

Michele Borzi

Managing Partner

Michele, born in Italy grew up in four countries and learned to speak five languages. After spending 15 years in the beautiful city of Vienna, he decided to move to the new and hip hot-spot in Europe, Berlin. Michele holds a degree in Economics, which together with his language skills has come in handy in his different career steps within the meetings industry. His professional highlight so far was working for one of the largest international event management companies, where he was part of the project management team organizing European medical conferences and corporate meetings. With his 17 years of experience in the meeting industry and his hands-on mentality, he is an invaluable asset to the team and its clients.

Dan Söderholm

Partner

Dan started his career as a professional equestrian rider, but soon found his passion for sales and the hospitality industry. He holds a degree in Business Administration and Management and with his excellent people skills he has held various sales director positions within the meeting and hospitality industry for the last 15 years. From his experience of working for a large Swedish corporate venue sourcing company as well as 8 years with an international hotel chain, Dan contributes with great venue sourcing and contracting expertise. He supports the two managing directors from his base in Stockholm, where he is also involved is some exciting new hospitality concepts for the meeting industry. Dan is passionate about connecting people and identifying new opportunities that lead to new exciting projects

Dan Söderholm

Partner

Dan started his career as a professional equestrian rider, but soon found his passion for sales and the hospitality industry. He holds a degree in Business Administration and Management and with his excellent people skills he has held various sales director positions within the meeting and hospitality industry for the last 15 years. From his experience of working for a large Swedish corporate venue sourcing company as well as 8 years with an international hotel chain, Dan contributes with great venue sourcing and contracting expertise. He supports the two managing directors from his base in Stockholm, where he is also involved is some exciting new hospitality concepts for the meeting industry. Dan is passionate about connecting people and identifying new opportunities that lead to new exciting projects

Team Members

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Claudia Rothe
Senior Event Manager
German native with a passion for languages. Having lived and worked in Portugal, New Zealand & France, studying the local tongue has always been essential to me.

German | English | Portuguese | French
Maria Grazia Gancitano
Senior Project Manager
I was born in Germany and raised in Italy. My curiosity for new countries and cultures inspired me to live in Mexico, Spain and Portugal and today I am happy to take care of the Italian market.

Italian | German | English | Spanish | Potuguese
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Amandine Cleret
Senior Event Manager
In love with life and good food, the very French way, I am always on the search for new experiences, inspiring the team to think out of the box and helping create distinctive events.

French | German | English | Some Italian
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Roopak Chopal
Finance Manager, Sourcing Programme
I started my career in hotels and quickly found out that finance was my passion. Having worked and been educated on three continents, I have gathered a vast knowledge of global financial practices.

Hindi | English | German
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Tania Saez de Guinoa-Wendt
Account Director
German and Spanish of nationality I feel at home in both cultures. I grew up in Spain and worked in Barcelona for some years thus I truly enjoy to now take care of the Spanish-speaking market.

Spanish | German | English | Some Italian and French
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Ximena Vega
Junior Event Manager
Having organized exclusive events on Mexico’s most beautiful beaches, I decided to bet on Berlin after falling in love with the city in 2001 as an exchange student.

Spanish | German | English
Andrea Palme
Sourcing Coordinator
Born and raised in Berlin and now living in England I love both cultures. Coming from the hospitality sector, I value great customer service, a good cup of coffee and new, interesting venues & hotels.

German | English
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Melanie Humbert
Senior Project Manager
& Office Manager
Married to a Frenchman and having lived many years in France, I combine the French way of “savoir vivre” with German organisation talent.

German | English | French
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Karla Cordova
Sourcing Coordinator
Latin America meets Germany resulting in a unique skill set through the development of synergies.

German | English | Spanish
Madlen Schuster
Sourcing Manager
With a background in meeting planning and accommodation management, Venue Sourcing is a perfect fit for me and I´d love to find the BEST venue for your meeting.

German | English
Miruna Prundis
Event Trainee
 With my Romanian-Spanish background I immediately felt at home in this multicultural team and look forward to learning everything about managing events.  

Romanian | Spanish | German | English 
Kerrin Honey
Senior Sourcing Manager
 Managing events has given me unforgettable experiences on various continents and library of knowledge. These days my passion is Strategic Meeting Management.

English | Afrikaans
Gessica Giaconia
Event Trainee
I am an Italian who enjoys to create order in my own colourful chaos and have a talent for organizing memorable experiences for others.

Italian | German | English

Team Members

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Claudia Rothe
Senior Event Manager
German native with a passion for languages. Having lived and worked in Portugal, New Zealand & France, studying the local tongue has always been essential to me.
German | English | Portuguese | French
Maria Grazia Gancitano
Senior Project Manager
I was born in Germany and raised in Italy. My curiosity for new countries and cultures inspired me to live in Mexico, Spain and Portugal and today I am happy to take care of the Italian market.
Italian | German | English | Spanish | Portuguese
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Amandine Cleret
Senior Event Manager
In love with life and good food, the very French way, I am always on the search for new experiences, inspiring the team to think out of the box and helping create distinctive events.
French | German | English |
Some Italian
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Roopak Chopal
Finance Manager, Sourcing Programme
I started my career in hotels and quickly found out that finance was my passion. Having worked and been educated on three continents, I have gathered a vast knowledge of global financial practices.
Hindi | English | German
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Tania Saez de Guinoa-Wendt
Account Director
German and Spanish of nationality I feel at home in both cultures. I grew up in Spain and worked in Barcelona for some years thus I truly enjoy to now take care of the Spanish-speaking market.
Spanish | German | English |
Some Italian and French
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Ximena Vega
Event Coordinator
After organizing exclusive events on Mexico’s most beautiful beaches, I decided to bet on Berlin after falling in love with the city in 2001 as an exchange student.
Spanish | German | English
Andrea Palme
Sourcing Coordinator
Born and raised in Berlin and now living in England I love both cultures. Coming from the hospitality sector, I value great customer service, a good cup of coffee and new, interesting venues & hotels. 

German | English
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Melanie Humbert
Senior Project Manager
& Office Manager
Married to a Frenchman and having lived many years in France, I combine the French way of “savoir vivre” with German organisation talent.
German | English | French
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Karla Cordova
Sourcing Coordinator
Latin America meets Germany resulting in a unique skill set through the development of synergies.
German | English | Spanish
Madlen Schuster
Sourcing Manager
With a background in meeting planning and accommodation management, Venue Sorucing is a perfect fit for me and I´d love to find the BEST venue for your meeting.

German | English

Miruna Prundis
Event Trainee
 With my Romanian-Spanish background I immediately felt at home in this multicultural team and look forward to learning everything about managing events.  
Romanian | Spanish | German | English
Kerrin Honey
Marketing Assistant Trainee
Managing events has given me unforgettable experiences on various continents and library of knowledge. These days my passion is Strategic Meeting Management. English | Afrikaans
Gessica Giaconda
Event Trainee
I am an Italian who enjoys to create order in my own colourful chaos and have a talent for organizing memorable experiences for others.
Italian | German | English