About Me

Communication Expert Photographer Project Manager

My Story

Everything Started in 1991

Main objectives of my former employments include internal and external communications using all latest communication tools, photo shooting, processing and editing (Adobe Lightroom), video production and editing (Adobe Premiere), designing visibility materials (Adobe InDesign), outreach campaigning, liaising with media, handling sensitive and confidential information, analysing information, writing reports and special reports.

My Life

Profile CV


01/19 – today Founder Managing Director of pare communications Lebanon/ Europe

10/18 – 12/18 Communications Consultant Migration Success Stories, GIZ SENECA SEDE

08/17 – 04/18 Public Information & Outreach Officer EU Election Observation Mission in Liberia

12/16 – 01/17 Communications on rescue vessel, SOSMEDITERRANEE, Mediterranean Sea

08-10 / 2016 Communications on rescue vessel, SOSMEDITERRANEE, Mediterranean Sea

06-08 / 2016 Multimedia Communications Consultant, Ecorys / EU Commission, 6 CIS countries

03-04 / 2016 Emergency Response Unit Communications, German Red Cross, Greece

2013 – 2015 Delegate Communications Syria Crisis, German Red Cross, Beirut, Lebanon

2009 – 2013 Public Information Officer, EUMM (European Union Monitoring Mission), Georgia

2008 – 2009 TV Editor/Reporter, Focus TV, Munich, Germany

2007 – 2008 TV Editor/Reporter, SPIEGEL TV, Hamburg, Germany

2002 – 2007 TV Editor/Reporter, ARD Radio Bremen, Bremen, Germany

2001 – 2009 Election Observer for OSCE/ODIHR, Georgia, Ukraine, Albania

2001 – 2002 Project Manager/Public Information, Hammer Forum e.V., Palestinian Territories

1999 – 2001 Project Manager/Public Information, Hammer Forum e.V., Prizren, Kosovo

1991 – 1999 Freelance Journalist Radio, News Agencies, TV, worldwide


2015 IFRC & DiploFoundation online study of Humanitarian Diplomacy

2014 Red Cross Red Crescent IMPACT

2014 EU Training Media Analyst in EU EOM Core teams

2013 NATO Civil Military Cooperation Training, COMPASS

2012 UN Training Public Information & Reporting OCHA

2011 EU Training Press and Public Information in CSDP Missions

2011 UN Training Mission Administration & Field Support in

2009 UN Training Staff Officer Course

2008 EU Training Press and Public Information

2003 ZIF Training for Peace Keeping Missions

1994 – 1998 University TU Dortmund, Journalism, Media Law, Statistics – interm. Exams

1992 – 1994 Civilian Service as an alternative to Military Service, Hultrop, Germany

1991 General Certificate of Education, Aldegrever Gymnasium, Soest, Germany

I want you to communicate and be positive, visible & successful.

René Schulthoff
My Story

Communication & Photography is a Way of Life

The benefit for your organisation to consult a 47-year young, professional, motivated and dynamic communications expert with good humour applies to my experience in communications & photography from different professional perspectives:

  • Communications and Reporting for International Organisations 

  • Project Management and Public Information for a Non-Governmental Organisation 

  • Journalism for Television, Radio and Newspapers 

  • Photography Videoproduktion worldwide and under difficult circumstances

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Some of the Media Awards I Received in the Last Years