Heiko Kretschmer

Managing Partner

+49 (0)30 520 00 57 72


Heiko Kretschmer has been an entrepreneur for 18 years. The strategic consultancy Johanssen + Kretschmer (J+K) he co-founded in 2001 has, for almost 20 years, been successful in Communications consultancy and stakeholder management. Today, the firm as approx. 40 employees.

Following his degree in physics at the university of Marburg, Kretschmer launched his career in the Office for Technology Assessment at the German Bundestag (TAB) and later worked as a PR consultant in an international consultancy. He moved on to establish companies in the healthcare sector.

Heiko Kretschmer is a mediator and acts as business angel for startups and social entrepreneurs. In 2018, he became a member of the board of trustees for the German Children and Youth Foundation.

For many years, Heiko Kretschmer has been an active member of the German Council for Public Relations (DRPR) and Vice President of the Society for Public Relations Agencies (GPRA). In addition, he has been treasurer and ethics officer of the German Society for Political Consulting (de’ge’pol) for more than ten years.