Amelia ZINKE started her own consulting firm “Africa Consulting Amelia Zinke” in 2014. Since many years, she has been strongly personally engaged in improving the economic relations between Germany and Africa, especially Algeria, Tunisia, Sudan, Libya.
She provides business development and consulting for industrial companies (mainly SME’s) interested in new markets, in particular in Africa, and for African companies interested in European partners. As a strong networker, Amelia disposes of a first-class global network incl. many high-ranking contacts and is a well sought after conference speaker worldwide.
Amelia worked for 27 years for The LINDE Group (industrial gases and engineering) in a range of international leading positions in the fields of marketing, finance and M&A. Since 1999, she has been active regularly in the Maghreb region.
She was among others Vice-President of the Algerian-German Chamber of Commerce and Industry (AHK Algeria) and of the Tunisian-German Chamber of Commerce and Industry (AHK Tunisia) as well as a Member of the Board of the German-African Business Association (Afrika-Verein der deutschen Wirtschaft e.V.).
Amelia founded and organises up to today the "Renewables Round Table 2100", the “Security Round Table 2100” and the "International Circle of Honour 2100". She holds an MBA (Dipl.-Kaufmann) from the University of Saarland in Saarbrücken and speaks German, English and French.