The team

Felix Falk

Marie-Blanche Stössinger

Managing Director

Marie-Blanche Stössinger joined the Entertainment Software Self-Regulation Body (USK) as Managing Director in January 2017. After more than ten years in the media business, including roles such as Vice President Corporate Communications for Viacom in Northern Europe, she moved on to the games industry in 2013 and led Berlin-based mobile games developer Wooga’s Public Relations & Public Affairs initiatives for over three years.

Marie-Blanche studied law in Constance and Munich. Her favourite video game is Mario Kart and she happily admits to already having passed the 800+ level mark in Candy Crush Soda Saga.

Direct contact: stoessinger--at--usk.de

Marek Brunner

Marek Brunner

Head of the Test Department

Marek Brunner was born in Potsdam in 1975. He has a degree in media technology and became the USK’s first games tester in 1994. He took on overall responsibility for the Test Department in 2003. His tasks include the coordination of the department, the technical preparation of the games, the induction and selection of game testers and quality assurance with regard to game presentations.

Direct contact: brunner--at--usk.de

Christine Schulz

Head of the Classification Department

Christine Schulz was born in Berlin in 1958. She has a degree in sociology and has both supported and helped shape the USK since it was established in 1994. In her capacity as Head of the Classification Department, she organises the classification procedure and meetings whilst also particularly focussing on the work of the child protection experts.

Direct contact: schulz--at--usk.de

Paul Dalg

USK.online / Age Rating Consultant

Paul Dalg, born in 1986, studied General History and German language and literature in Potsdam. Since 2011, he has been working as a game tester and in the Test Department of the USK. Since 2013, Paul is responsible for USK.online. His tasks include providing advice and supporting members of USK.online in all fields of online media (online and mobile games, social media, VOD, streaming, user generated content, …) as well as the implementation of technical youth protection systems in accordance with the Youth Media Protection State Agreement (JMStV). In addition, he is the direct contact for general training sessions and age rating consultancy aimed at publishers and developers outside of USK.online as well. The administration and maintenance of the USK homepage also falls under his responsibility.

Direct contact: dalg--at--usk.de

Lorenzo von Petersdorff

USK.online / Legal Counsel

Lorenzo von Petersdorff, born in 1985, attained his law degree with media law as one main subject in Regensburg and finished his legal clerkship in Berlin. After a stint into the film production and distribution industry he joined the USK in 2015. His tasks include providing advice and supporting members of USK.online in all fields of online media (online and mobile games, social media, VOD, streaming, user generated content, …) in accordance with the Youth Media Protection State Agreement (JMStV). He is also responsible for any other legal business at the USK. 

Direct contact: petersdorff--at--usk.de

Cornelia Schülke

Office Management

Cornelia Schülke, born in 1970, is a qualified travel management assistant. Since 2013, she is responsible for any guest relation and office management as well as event organization within the USK.

Direct contact: schuelke--at--usk.de

Other team members

Tilo Ziller

IT
Direct contact: ziller--at--usk.de

Lara Schulze

Test department
Direkter Kontakt: schulze--at--usk.de

Sara Waldschmidt

IARC Testing Department
Direct contact: waldschmidt--at--usk.de

Lukas Neuerburg

IARC Testing Department
Direkter Kontakt: neuerburg--at--usk.de

Cordelia Kretzschmar

Accountancy
Direct contact: kretzschmar--at--usk.de

Simone Lieseke

Assistant to the Permanent Representatives of the Supreme Youth Protection Authorities of the Federal States
Direct contact: staendige.vertreter--at--usk.de

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Telephone: +49 30 240 8866 0
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