We are a close-knit group of creatives. We care about results and each other. That’s it.

 
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Michaela Krause

FOUNDER & CEO


Ela is a PR professional with +12 years of experience in the DACH market - both in b2c and b2b. Her work ranges from product and corporate communications to crisis communication and event PR.

Before Ela founded Laika, she was the General Manager of Ballou PR Berlin – the German branch of the European PR firm focused on startups and high-growth companies.

Experience: AOL, Box, Evernote, orderbird, Pinterest, Snapchat, TransferWise, trivago

Foto ersetzen mit Julia. Ein Foto mit einem Raumfahrerhelm, darauf das Laika-Logo

Julia Murray

PR Consultant & Photographer


Julia is a PR consultant, photographer and copywriter with a special love for food(tech) topics. Prior to Laika, Julia worked for some of the big names in media and tech, including GettyImages and EyeEm. She holds a degree in communications design.

After work you can find her in the kitchen cooking something delicious or behind the camera creating compelling images.

Experience: EYeEm, FEMNA, GettyImages, Leaders Club, SENS, Samsung Next, zenloop

Foto ersetzen mit Julia. Ebenfalls ein Foto mit einem Raumfahrt-Acessoire.

Julia Ströhle

pr consultant & media / speaking coach


Julia brings extensive consumer PR experience to the team. She was partially responsible for the success of aboalarm, Flightright and Starship Technologies, where her campaigns created millions of hits.

She is also an accomplished opera singer – a skillset she now uses to turn our clients into engaging public speakers and interview partners for journalists.

Experience: aboalarm, Doodle, Flightright, kimble, Payfit, Starship Technologies

 
Inga Mücke

Inga Mücke

PR Consultant & Strategist


Inga joined Laika in February 2019. She’s a storytelling and PR expert with a great experience how to turn startups and corporates into media stars.

In the past she has worked for b2b and b2c clients with focus on technology, urban mobility, sustainability, design and contemporary art as well as employer branding.

Experience: OBI4wan, Payfit, SENS FOods, suchdialog

Fatma Al-Fartwsi

Fatma Al-Fartwsi 

PR Consultant & influencer Relations


Fatma joined Laika in March 2019 and works from her hometown Aachen. She is a former in-house communications manager with additional influencer relations and tv spot experience. Fatma joined the Laika team in an unusual move – from the client to the agency side – after years of working with Ela.

In her free time Fatma loves to travel and learn new languages.

Experience: navabi, Seedrs, Viber

Anna Tremper

Anna Tremper

Content & Social


Anna joined Laika as a staffer in April 2019 after previously working together as a freelancer with the team. Anna is a content allrounder, great copywriter and social media expert taking care of creative content formats for our clients and own channels.

She currently experiments a lot with video formats and in her free time learns how to code.

Experience: Inolares, Liechtenstein Life, Prosperity

 
Christina Eckel

Christina Eckel

Freelance PR Consultant


Christina works in PR for more than a decade now. Focusing on consumer PR she is an expert in storytelling, media relations and copywriting.

To successfully lead comms projects for clients like Snapchat, BS Payone, Echobot, Ferrero or Stage Entertainment Christina brings along essentials skills like strategic planning, project and event management. She wins over clients and journalists with her positive commitment.

Experience: BS Payone, Echobot, Ferrero, Snapchat, Stage entertainment, Viber

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Zelda

VP of Happiness


An agency that is named after the famous space dog Laika needs an official office dog. Meet Zelda. Named after the Nintendo video game princess, our VP of Happiness is spreading joy and love wherever she goes.

Zelda doesn’t do much except losing her toys everywhere in the office. But she takes her one responsibility very seriously: Fluffy hugs and wet kisses that make the team happy.

Experience: Lap jumps, Looting rubbish bins, closing client deals with her puppy eyes

Niko

Niko

VP of Fluffyness


The more dogs the merrier! Niko joined the pack together with our colleague Inga in February 2019. As a partner in crime with our VP of Happyness Zelda he keeps the team relaxed and active at the same time.

Niko is (not so) secretly in love with Zelda and enjoys occassional scuffle and cuddling sessions with her.

You can follow his adventures on pudelwohl.berlin.

Experience: agency professional, Petfluencer, Professional Photo Model

 

Our Partners

 

Think of us as a happy family who is living in different countries. 

 
 

If we find out with our clients that our work requires a bigger creative team, we bring in additional members who help us create the necessary results.

 
 

Old Street Communications
National Communications, UK

Comm’On
National Communications, France

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Proudly Represents
National Communications, Netherlands

Stefanie Bamberg

Stefanie Bamberg
Graphic Designer & Illustrator, Germany