Mrs. Hardenberg supports German-Chinese projects and has successful experience in company establishment in China. In 2013, she was involved in a site survey report of NZWL Tianjin. Mrs. Hardenberg conducted several on-site visits and participated in negotiations with the government and potential investors for NZWL Tianjin. Up to date she already assisted in numerous German-Chinese M&A processes, carried out due diligence and supported small and medium-sized companies in refinancing.


2010 – 2016

Diverse experiences at Consulting firms with the focus on insolvency, communication, finance, market research;
Working experience at the German Federal Parliament and at a German State Office

2011 – 2015

Humboldt University of Berlin
Bachelor of Science: Major in Geography with a focus on Economic and Human Geography; Minor in Business Administration
Bachelor thesis: Chinese direct investment in Germany

2017 – 2018

Universidade Católica Portuguesa, Lisbon
Master of Arts: Master in Governance, Leadership and Democracy Studies
Master thesis: “Not Soft or Hard but Sharp Power”

since 2019

Senior Consultant at bdp Berlin


  • Company establishment
  • M&A Germany / China
  • Due diligence
  • Financing


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