Dr. h.c. Heino Wiese is honorary consul of the Russian Federation in Lower Saxony and the founder of the consultancy company Wiese Consult. He benefits from many years of experience and has comprehensive knowledge, as well as, a broad array of contacts in the fields of trade, industry and the political environment in Germany as well as internationally. For many years he was manager of the SPD party in Lower Saxony.
Heino Wiese was a Member of the Bundestag (Lower House of German Parliament) before accepting responsibility as Director of Export in the Management of the international fashion company s.Oliver. He was responsible for the development of international operations in 14 countries. In 2006, he founded his company Wiese Consult and advises companies mainly in Germany, Russia, Turkey and China.
For ten years he has been a honorary member of the Management Board of the German-Russian Forum.
One of his most important tasks as honorary consul is the promotion of political, economic and cultural relations between Lower Saxony and Russia. He acts as a competent mediator between different stakeholders, in order to intensify the dialogue between German and Russian entrepreneurs, politicians and representatives of the civil society. Especially he promotes cultural and youth exchanges.