Dr. Markus Wiencke

Dr. Markus Wiencke

Co-founder & CEO, Bluebilities

Dr. Markus Wiencke is the co-founder and managing director of Bluebilities GmbH. He founded the company together with his wife Birgit Metzger in Berlin. Bluebilities works in skill and competence development as well as talent acquisition in the areas of renewable energies, recycling, clean tech, electromobility, and health tech. Markus is especially interested in connecting startups from these sectors with other companies in Germany and India.

He holds a Ph.D. in psychology and an M.A. in social and cultural anthropology from Freie Universität Berlin. He was trained as a systemic therapist and counselor. While working for the Federal Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (BAuA) in Berlin, he specialized in structures and strategies for health and safety at work. Previously, he was visiting research fellow for the Healthy at Work (GiB) project at the Leuphana University of Lüneburg, Germany. Beyond this, Markus worked as therapeutic head of ward in a psychiatric hospital and as a management consultant. He has written on the social and cultural dimensions of competence development, based on his fieldwork in Germany, Brazil, Chile, India, and Tanzania.

Area of expertise: skill and competence development, talent acquisition in the areas of renewable energies, recycling, clean tech, electromobility and health tech