Who we are


Wikirate International e.V. is

the non-profit organization hosting the Wikirate platform. We develop the data system and tools the Wikirate community needs, and supports them in using the technology to help them achieve their goals.


Our Purpose

To empower and engage people and organizations from around the world to collect and develop insights on companies under a free license, and to share this knowledge globally and indiscriminately.

We come from 8 different countries and speak 7 different languages.

Laureen van Breen+Image
Managing Director
Vasiliki Gkatziaki+Image
Data Engineer
Theresa Heithaus+Image
Senior Program Manager
Philipp Hirche+Image
Founder and Chairman
Tom Howie+Image
Content and Communications Manager
Lucía Ixtacuy+Image
Community and Data Manager
Philipp Kühl+Image
Lead Developer
Ethan McCutchen+Image
Chief Architect
Richard Mills+Image
Research Advisor
Aileen Robinson+Image
Program Manager
Melanie Twele+Image
UX/UI Designer
Manali Rana+Image

We are supported by a council of advisors with a wide set of skills, expertise and backgrounds.

Hapee de Groot+Image
Advisory Council Member
Anuradha Nagaraj+Image
Advisory Council Member
Farzana Nawaz+Image
Advisory Council Member
Ingo Rollwagen+Image
Advisory Council Member
Liz Umlas+Image
Advisory Council Member
Margaret G. Wachenfield+Image
Advisory Council Member
Derek Young+Image
Advisory Council Member