With over 25 years of experience in communication and lobbying, Kathrin Zabel founded comm together, a public affairs consultancy, in 2017. As a certified trainer and coach, she supports companies, associations and organisations in their political communication.
After her studies in the humanities, Zabel first worked in the fields of art and linguistics and then started her career in the field of public relations in two ministerial offices of the first Brandenburg state government.
She then worked as a press officer for Lotto Brandenburg and Deutsche Post AG, where she shifted her focus to political communication in 2001. After establishing the capital representation of Deutsche Post DHL, she was responsible for lobbying federal policy on several issues for more than 15 years. She then moved to the Federal Association of German Postal Service Providers as Berlin office manager.
As chairwoman of Netzwerk Public Affairs e.V., the association of leading public affairs professionals, she is committed to their professional interests and the further professionalization of the industry. She is also a lecturer and mentor at Quadriga University and a member of the jury for the Politics Award.