BUFA is host to a family of professionals with a range of different backgrounds. We are proud to form a collaborative ecosystem that is constantly evolving, working and learning together as we move forward into a new and exciting era at BUFA.
Clive is the Managing Director of BUFA. He has a vision to make beautiful workspaces and buildings accessible for purpose-driven, creative and forward-looking people. He bought the site for the new owners in 2015 and is now overseeing the redevelopment of the property following the guiding principle of "celebrating soul, soil and society". Clive is also the CEO of Fabrix Capital, a young and energetic real estate company in London, focusing on purposefully repurposing buildings.
Hans Peter joined BUFA in 1999 and is an expert in his field. He studied communications engineering and is responsible for the daily operational processes in the dubbing and mixing studios. He coordinates all requests for these studios and makes sure that projects run smoothly from start to finish. Furthermore, Hans Peter is responsible for all IT-related inquiries on campus.
Benjamin is responsible for connecting the dots and creating momentum towards the new identity of the site. His aim is to make unlikely ideas and connections inevitable. Previously he co-founded the Berlin-based Agency for Applied Utopia, and worked for GIZ and the United Nations Development Programme. He holds an MA in international and development economics and is a practitioner of various coaching and facilitation methodologies.
Thora joined BUFA in 2000 as secretary to the board, then moved to the administration as a commercial employee and is now responsible for the entire accounting department of BUFA. Before that she worked as an administrative employee at the Technical University of Berlin, for example for the science exhibition for the 750th anniversary of Berlin and as a senior secretary for the CAD project, a cooperation project with the Berlin Senate. Afterwards she was secretary and commercial employee at the engineering company Heick & Partner.
Hauke joined BUFA in 2019 as Event Space & Logistics Coordinator. He is a trained carpenter and has studied civil engineering. Before joining BUFA, he worked as a freelancer in the rock´n´roll concert business, in exhibition construction, and as a technical manager. During his studies, Hauke became a bartender and four years ago decided to join a bar in Berlin as managing partner. At BUFA he oversees upgrading and compliance of the technical studio equipment, he coordinates our non-film events, and he helps the site become more beautiful with his hands-on attitude and skill.
Sebastian joined BUFA in 2008 as a Re-recording mixer & sound engineer. He has a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Recording Arts.
Wolfgang joined BUFA in 1978 and has been working as a Sound Engineer ever since.