Clinical expertise, industry experience

Charité Research Organisation prides itself on employing one of the very best-qualified medical teams in the whole industry. Our relationship with Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin ensures that scientific and clinical excellence are never far from our minds. 

A large proportion of our medical team are board certified in one or more disciplines. We also employ a high number of PhD’s across all our teams. Furthermore, we welcome team members with wide-ranging industry and regulatory agency experience.

Prof. Wagner is board certified in both clinical pharmacology and internal medicine. He is a faculty member of Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin and author of multiple peer reviewed publications. Prof. Wagner previously served as the Head of Intensive Care Medicine at the Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin (DHZB, German Heart Institute Berlin). He founded Charité Research Organisation in conjunction with the Charité to provide a platform for modern translational research and early clinical development.

Achim Stein completed his apprenticeship as a wholesale and foreign trade merchant in Düsseldorf and then went on to study business administration at Freie Universität Berlin. Afterwards he worked for eight years in a medium-sized tax and auditing company in Berlin. Already involved in the commercial side of the planning and establishment of Charité Research Organisation GmbH, he now has more than 20 years of experience in the field of contract research. Achim Stein has sole power of attorney and is in charge of both Finance and Human Resources.

Robert Schultz-Heienbrok studied human biology, drug approval and business administration and received his doctorate in protein biochemistry. Since 2004 he has worked in various functions - consultant, senior manager, managing director - in drug development and approval. To this day, the interface between law and science, the constant balancing of necessary standardisation and specific project requirements, fascinates him every day in this field of work.

Dominik Wöllgens has been involved with online marketing since his studies. Initially he was engaged at an academic level, then as a freelance online marketing manager for a variety of companies and non-governmental organisations. For more than a decade, Dominik has worked with contract research organisations and is regarded as a well-known expert in the special requirements of digital patient recruitment.

Brigitte Hoch holds a doctorate in Biology and has extensive experience in quality management and project management as well as drug development and approval. At Charité Research Organisation one of her main responsibilities is to develop and implement effective measures as part of a larger quality initiative.


Purpose-built and state-of-the-art Phase I facilities located within Germany's leading university hospital in the very heart of Berlin.


Carefully chosen and long established partners assisting with support services help us deliver the best possible 'full service'.