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Burkard Schemmel

Berlin, Berlin, Germany

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  • 2 Positive References
  • Fluent in English, German; learning Italian, Spanish
  • 37, Male
  • Member since 2011
  • Management Consultant
  • MBA in Business Information Systems,...
  • From Munich, Germany
  • Profile 100% complete

About Me


Life is about people you meet and situations you share.


In business life I am artist, comedian, and babysitter. Personally I am different. I chuck up against the Chinese Wall (sorry for that) after having had too much booze and old oysters the other day. My memories are mixed up between the crowded streets of Tokyo, the endless ethnic variety of New York, the best hideaway beaches in Indonesia, backpacking in Asia, and the smell of Vodka hitting you in St. Petersburg every morning when the subway trains open its doors. Life is about people you meet and places you have seen. I have learned whatâ


Intellectual poverty is like herpes - once you have it, you never get rid of it again!


In recent days, my excesses are mental. I appreciate wild parties in Berlin as well as classical concerts, theater and art. Traveling and learning about new cultures as well as spending a Sunday in bed. The alps, the sea and my square hometown in between. Traditional values, diversity and internationality.

One Amazing Thing I've Done

I have recently opened my own restaurant "Der geschenkte Barsch" (The Free Perch). It aims for bringing the most unique, diverse and open people together in a casual atmosphere. Admission by invitation only. Opens every Saturday evening on various locations in Germany (Berlin, Frankfurt, Munich).

Teach, Learn, Share

I am actively working on bringing different cultures together and helping the people in my home country to be more open about foreign people (which sometimes can be a real challenge)

Countries I've Visited

Austria, Cambodia, China, Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, France, Hungary, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Netherlands, Portugal, Russian Federation, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, South Korea, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States, Viet Nam, Virgin Islands, U.S.

Countries I've Lived In

Finland, Germany, Italy, Singapore, United States

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