Team

  • Dr Jörg Fingerle-Beckensträter (Dr. theol.):
    Senior Partner

    Dr Jörg Fingerle-Beckensträter (born 1967) has extensive experience in the field of reorganisation and restructuring. He has successfully accompanied his clients – small and medium-sized, owner-managed companies as well as social-economy institutions – during the implementation of both economic and organisational realignment measures.  His focus is on the implementation of change processes. In the interests of improved control of the process or consolidation, he – together with a team – frequently assumes interim management roles (board of directors, management, administrative management).

    He has been consulting on restructuring since 2000, and in 2005 formed perpuls GmbH together with Dr Jörg Winkler. After working in the episcopal office of an evangelical territorial church and in the think-tank of a large automobile manufacturer, Dr Fingerle-Beckensträter joined the Corporate Restructuring division of KPMG. In 2003, he moved to a corporate rescue consultancy specialising in interim management.

    He studied evangelical theology, sociology and philosophy at the Universities of Göttingen, Münster, Fortaleza (Brazil) and Heidelberg. He obtained his Ph.D. in evangelical theology. Dr Fingerle-Beckensträter is a fluent speaker of English.



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  • Dr Jörg Winkler (Dr. Ing.):
    Senior Partner

    Dr Jörg Winkler (born 1973) has extensive experience in the field of restructuring, refinancing and cost-reduction programmes. He has successfully accompanied his clients – small and medium-sized companies and international groups – during the implementation of corporate rescue and continuation concepts. His focus is on the management of change projects (transition) and negotiations concerning the implementation of the related measures for the adaptation and further development of the employee structure.

    Dr Winkler has been consulting on restructuring since 1999, and in 2005 formed perpuls GmbH together with Dr Jörg Fingerle-Beckensträter. During his studies, Dr Winkler worked in the Corporate Restructuring division of KPMG. In 2003, he moved to a corporate rescue consultancy specialising in interim management.

    He studied business administration and engineering at the TU Dresden (University of Applied Sciences), and obtained his Ph.D. in environmental engineering.

    Dr Winkler speaks fluent English and French, and has a good knowledge of Russian.



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  • Sabine Decker (Lawyer):
    Partner

    Sabine Decker (born 1965) has many years of experience in restructuring and corporate rescue. She advises small and medium-sized companies in the preparation and implementation of restructuring and corporate rescue concepts, including in insolvency-related matters. She has accompanied divestments and transfers – both inside and outside of groups – at home and abroad, and has repeatedly assumed responsibility in management and board positions. Her particular focus is on commercial organisational-consulting themes in the field of financing, and on personnel adaptation and development matters.

    Sabine Decker has been involved in restructuring since 2004. She was previously a board member of a listed small to medium-sized mechanical engineering company.

    She studied law in Augsburg, Strasbourg, Louvain and London, and is admitted to practise as a lawyer.

    Ms Decker speaks fluent English and French, and has a good knowledge of Spanish and Italian.



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  • Matthias Beuthner (Dipl.-Wirtschaftsjurist (FH), MBA):
    Partner

    Matthias Beuthner (born 1976) has extensive experience in the field of restructuring and corporate rescue. He has advised numerous small and medium-sized clients in complex crisis situations, and successfully implemented corporate rescue and continuation concepts.

    His focus is on finance and accounting, corporate planning as well as legally relevant restructuring and corporate rescue subjects. Mr Beuthner has particular expertise in consulting related to insolvency. He has accompanied and actively shaped pre-insolvency and insolvency phases for companies and even insolvency administrators on numerous occasions.

    Matthias Beuthner is a qualified real-estate management assistant and business lawyer. In 2012, Mr Beuthner completed his in-service Master’s degree with the specialist area “Corporate Rescue and Insolvency Management” (MBA). He has been with perpuls GmbH since 2005.



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  • Joscha Zimmermeyer (M.Sc.):
    Senior Consultant

    Joscha Zimmermeyer (born 1987) joined perpuls in 2014 and has been working in controlling, finance and accounting, and corporate planning for several years. His focus is on consulting in the context of restructuring and corporate rescue.

    Mr Zimmermeyer worked for perpuls GmbH in this area while still a student of economics. Prior to this he worked in controlling for various industrial and trading groups.



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  • Christoph Schnabel (MBA):
    Senior Consultant

    Christoph Schnabel (born 1984) specialises in consulting social sector enterprises. The focus is on the economic and organisational realignment of social services providers. He has extensive experience in business development and in financial restructuring.

    Among other things, Mr Schnabel headed the department for public funded projects at the Brussel’s Office of the German Diakonie, and was responsible for several major European projects as project manager.

    Mr Schnabel speaks fluent English and has a good knowledge of French.



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  • Sebastian Eisert (B.Sc.):
    Consultant

    Sebastian Eisert (*1992) consults companies in all areas of restructuring measures and reorganisation with a focus on finance and accounting.

    While studying Mr. Eisert already worked in an auditing company. By auditing individual and consolidated financial statements of national and international industrial companies as well as companies in the healthcare sector he commands comprehensive knowledge in finance and accounting. During his employment as an audit assistant Mr. Eisert was also able to gather first experiences in the field of restructuring.

    Mr Eisert speaks fluent English.



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  • Prof Dr Katrin Winkler (Prof. Dr. phil.):
    Consultant

    Dr Winkler is a Professor of Personnel Management, Personnel Development and Knowledge Management at the University of Applied Sciences in Kempten, and combines her scientific activities with practical consulting projects. Dr Winkler spent many years in charge of personnel and organisational development at QIAGEN, a 1 billion USD biotech company listed on the NASDAQ, and focusses on personnel selection and development. She is increasingly involved in the identification and development of managers in the most widely differing sectors.

    As part of her consulting work, she has also accompanied a large number of corporate integration and reorganisation processes from a knowledge-management and change-management perspective.

    Dr Winkler offers consulting, coaching and manager development – globally in English and German.

    As of late she accompanies the following degree programme:

    Berufsbegleitender Masterstudiengang Wirtschaftspsychologie



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  • Richard Schnitzer (Trade Assistant Manager):
    Consultant

    Richard Schnitzer (born 1954) advises small and medium-sized companies, above all concerning the establishment of management structures in trading companies, the customer-oriented structuring of operative processes, and on ensuring continuity in the implementation of measures decided.

    Richard Schnitzer is a qualified wholesale and foreign-trade assistant manager, and has since held senior positions in the automotive trade.

    He has been working as trainer, coach and consultant in this field since 1995.



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  • Nicola Bramwell (MBA):
    Consultant

    Nicola Bramwell has over 18 years of experience in the field of sales and marketing in globally-operating biotechnology companies. Her focus is on the development of strategy concepts, marketing and distribution models as well as customer-centred marketing planning. She has a passion for matters related to leadership skills, communication and personal influence.

    Nicola Bramwell works as a freelance consultant and is currently assisting QIAGEN, a 1 billion USD biotech company listed on the NASDAQ, as Vice President, Head of Talent Management. Prior to this she worked for QIAGEN as Global Vice President of Regional Marketing. This was preceded by positions with other renowned companies in the biotechnology industry.

    Nicola Bramwell holds an MBA from the Birmingham Business School and a Bachelor’s degree in biomedical science and biochemistry from the University of London.



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  • Sandra Fels (Dipl. Betriebswirtin, FH):
    Executive Assistant

    Sandra Fels (born 1974) works as Executive Assistant at the perpuls headquarters in Düsseldorf. She supports the perpuls team in all commercial matters from this base.

    After qualifying as a management assistant in advertising and gaining a degree in business administration, she worked in customer advising for international advertising agencies. In this role she handled the accounts of financial service providers as well as of clients from the consumer goods industry.



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