For more than 25 years, Andreas Büchner has been closely involved with Cuba and has been tracking the economic changes. From 1994 to 1995 he studied in Havana and wrote his thesis on the economic transformation process of the Caribbean island. In the past 17 years he has been a manager of policy, external relations and sustainability for the Volkswagen Group, Volkwagen Financial Services and Porsche AG. Since 2017 he has been a managing director of BÜCHNER & LOPEZ CONSULTING.
Rodolfo Lopez is Cuban, lives in Havana and speaks fluent German. The licensed attorney has more than 15 years of experience in business, tax and finance in Germany and abroad. His professional career has taken him to Peking and Chemnitz. In Havana he worked for the Tax Authority, the Standardization Institute and the Telecommunications Ministry, most recently as company lawyer and consultant for AUDITA S.A. In close co-operation with the international accounting firm KPMG, he audited Cuban companies in the dollar sector. Since 2017 he has been a the Head of Representation of BÜCHNER & LOPEZ CONSULTING in Havana.