team

about AVOMIND

Avomind was born in 2019 in the heart of Berlin, one of the largest startup hubs in Europe. Our team consists of highly motivated employees that come from the global professional industries. We have all worked with the most demanding private companies, fast-growing startups, management consulting firms, large corporations, as well as with the global leaders in education, marketing, and fashion. We understand very well the skill and attitude requirements of result-oriented organizations.
 
We have close relationships with leading universities around the world because we believe that achievements begin at the stage of human capital formation. We are convinced that successful leaders want to be surrounded by talented, motivated, and goal-oriented individuals who are ready to take on professional challenges in the best companies around the globe.

Our mission is to provide highly qualified candidates with impactful roles that will boost their professional growth.

We operate globally from our offices in Berlin, Valencia, Vienna, Shanghai, Jakarta, and New York, to fill a comprehensive range of jobs within the strategy, M&A, sales, analytics, and other diverse industries. 
 

Our Vision

Become the golden standard providing driven and competent young talent to growing firms globally through better matching & better service.

Our Mission

To provide our clients with consistent quality candidates every time and connect young talent with effective roles globally.

Our Values

Clients go first
Each candidate matters
Results matter

the team

We are behind the scenes of the success of Avomind! 

We are always keen to meet you and explore your career development together. 

Here is our team and we are looking forward to hearing from you soon.

Nick

Nick Frey

Managing Director

Berlin

Nick is a hands-on strategy leader with more than 10 years of experience building high-performance business operations and cross-functional teams in EMEA, USA, LATAM, and APAC regions.
After multiple years working in the market research industry, where he was responsible for strategic global operations with full P&L ownership over multiple international hubs such as New York City, Santiago de Chile, Munich, Tokyo, and Seoul, he decided to found AVOMIND to connect high-caliber candidates with impactful job opportunities around the globe.

Olena Didenko-Weber

Head of Operations

Berlin

Olena is working as a Head of Operations at Avomind. She originally comes from Ukraine and completed her Master's studies in International Economics at the Berlin School of Economics and Law. Olena previously worked in the expert network industry where she has been focusing on management consulting clients. She worked in China and Japan. In her free time, Olena enjoys movies and literature and loves to explore Berlin.

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Luis Fermin Monagas

Head of US Operations

Berlin

Luis comes from the Expert Network and Market Research Industry, where he led successful teams and business units.
He has lived in different countries throughout his life, this has given him a broad international experience, which he gives use to at Avomind by leading our North American & LATAM teams.
Luis is an avid traveler, amateur cook and TV Show critic apprentice.

Samuel Tallant

Team Lead

Berlin

Sam is a Team Lead at Avomind, focusing on Graduate and Operational Roles across EMEA and US regions. Since starting with Avomind in September 2020, Sam has also massively driven Avomind's Diversity & Inclusion efforts - mainly through securing high-profile LGBTQIA+ partnerships both in Germany and in the UK, as well as coaching LGBTQIA+ candidates, in order for them to secure the roles which they deserve.

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Rika Fadhilah Lubis

Project Manager

Jakarta

Rika is a Talent Acquisition professional who currently focuses on recruiting for the APAC region. With over 8 years of professional experience, she gained exposure in B2B sales, business development, talent marketing, HR practices, and sourcing & recruiting top talents from management to senior level to perform various functions. When she is not recruiting, she hones her passion for writing and learning new languages, as well as exploring the world of Netflix.

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Ella van Niekerk

Growth Manager

Berlin

Ella studied a Business of Fashion degree in Italy and is now based in Berlin after joining Avomind in September 2021. She has previous experience in business development, sales and client relations. Ella is a growth associate who specialises in campaign development and communications, and focuses primarily on marketing strategies, university partnerships and talent acquisition. For any queries regarding partnerships or collaborations, get in touch with Ella!

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Victoria Heredia

Project Manager

Valencia

Raised in Portoviejo, Ecuador, Vicky’s degree in Organizational Psychology is a reflection of her two biggest passions: Psychology and Organizations.

Being a people-oriented person, she believes people are the most important asset of any company and her focus is to connect committed individuals with a suitable role. Some of Vicky’s strengths are her communication skills and aligning individual and organizational goals for maximum productivity.

Susana Restrepo

Project Manager

New York

Susana joined Avomind as a Talent Associate for the USA and LATAM regions. She was born and raised in Medellin, Colombia. She graduated from Boston University with a degree in Business Administration and a concentration in Marketing. She loves working with people from different cultures because it's dynamic and fun. In her free time she enjoys cooking, hiking and traveling. 

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Maria Inês Paiva

Talent & HR Associate

Berlin

Maria is our Portuguese Talent and HR Associate, and joined Avomind in December 2021, as an Erasmus intern. She studied German and English applied to Business Affairs, and wanted to explore Berlin, the home of Avomind.
She loves to read, cook and get to know people. Besides her role as a Recruiter, and as part of the Development Team, Maria makes sure the Office feels like home while helping with the fun events!

Camila Alpoim

Talent Associate

Berlin

Camila is half Portuguese, half Mozambican. She studied in South Africa at the University of Cape Town and majored in Psychology and Organizational Psychology. She has previous experience as a Human Resources Consultant and currently focuses on operational roles. At Avomind she works as a Talent Acquisition Associate, she is passionate about psychology and the human mind, and when she is not working she likes reading self-development books and exploring. 

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Zhonggang Liu

Talent Associate

Zhonggang was born in China. He has a bachelor's degree in translating and interpreting, and a master's degree of internationalalisation (aspects of economy, business and relations). Zhonggang is able to speak Chinese, English, Spanish and German. He joined Avomind as a Talent Acquisition Associate in October, 2022. Zhonggang can play the piano and violin. During his leisure time, Zhonggang likes doing excursions, enjoying music and spending time with friends.

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Julyan Adhitama

Talent Associate

Jakarta

Julyan joined Avomind as Talent Acquisition Associate for APAC markets. He has 5+ years of work experience in Banking, Multifinance, FinTech, and Recruitment industries. He has developed a passion for not only being the voice of those that cannot communicate for themselves but also teaching people to communicate effectively. In Recruitment, he is capable of assisting people in acknowledging the potential within themselves and is able to effectively communicate that with hiring managers. In his leisure time, he enjoys traveling, watching action and drama movies, and snooping around on social media.

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Patrick Carrini

Talent Manager

Valencia

Patrick joined Avomind in February 2021. After graduating from Interior Design he decided to focus his career on recruitment. He's specializing in tech as well as operational and creative roles. 

At Avomind he is currently focusing on building a team in Valencia, Spain that will support our operations and continue expanding our network. 

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Emilia Anaya Ortiz

Talent Associate

New York

Emilia is a Talent Specialist at Avomind who is passionate about connecting stellar candidates with exciting new employers.

She studied Psychology at the Universidad Iberoamericana in Puebla, Mexico. Emilia began her career at ClubFeast, a US-based meal delivery startup, where she worked as a Talent Acquisition Manager.

She is currently completing a Master’s degree in Psychoanalysis and in her free time enjoys playing with her golden retriever, Mango, and spending quality time with her family and friends.

Katya Wardoyo

Talent Associate

Jakarta

Katya was born in Jakarta. She is half Chinese and half Japanese. She graduated from a reputable university majoring in Psychology and has experience in being an HR Generalist and Technical Recruiter. She joined AVOMIND in September 2022 and mostly handles APAC markets. In her free time, she likes going to the movie theatre, swimming, and singing. Her dream is going to every Aquarium in the world.

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Alexandros Baida

Talent Associate

Berlin

Originally from Athens, Greece, Alex studied psychology and linguistics in New York. Having been exposed to multiple and different cultures, he moved to Berlin to join AVOMIND as a Talent Acquisition Associate in November 2021. At AVOMIND he specialises in recruitment of commercial roles, focusing on foreign roles because of his rich foreign language background. 
Alex has previous experience in clinical psychology and research. In his free time, he likes to walk around Berlin exploring the classical architecture, modern art museums and trying out new restaurants.

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Exhej Gjoka

Talent Associate

Berlin

Exhej is from Tirana, Albania. He studied International Management with a Marketing Major in Bonn, Germany. At Avomind, he works as a Talent Acquisition Associate for Junior and Senior positions within the graduates vertical.

During his free time, Exhej enjoys playing and watching sports and travelling.

Anh Dang Day

Talent Associate

Berlin

Born in Vietnam and raised in Belgium. Anh studied International Business in Brussels. After graduating in 2021, he joined Avomind as a Talent Associate.
Working in recruitment is a field where he can show genuine interest for people and it will sharpen his skills around the understanding of the human mind.
During his free time, he loves to read, and debate about philosophy to understand the world.

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Andrea Garcia

Talent Associate

New York

Andrea was born and raised in Cancun, Mexico. She has a bachelor’s degree in psychology and is currently doing a Masters. Andrea has previous experience with in-house and external recruiting. She joined Avomind as a Talent Acquisition Associate at the America’s team. During his free time, Andrea loves spending time outside and reading.