Managing director Musicboard Berlin GmbH
Since January 2013 Katja Lucker is the managing director of Musicboard Berlin GmbH to support actively the Berlin pop music scene.
Born in the north of Germany Katja Lucker started her career as an actress in Berlin in 1990 but quickly became successfully self-employed as a cultural manager. Her portfolio ranges from managing tasks at the ‘Kesselhaus Kulturbrauerei’ Berlin and the ‘Karneval der Kulturen’ to a work with Karlheinz Stockhausen at ‘Haus der Berliner Festspiele’. From 2007 until 2012 she continued working as a project manager for creative industries during Ruhr.2010 – the European Capital of Culture. Throughout the whole time she also acted as a driving force in various local music networks in her position as associated member and juror of divers Berlin music promotion programs. Since 2015 Musicboard is also responsible for organizing the Pop-Kultur festival under the lead of Katja Lucker.
Melike Öztürk is the project manager of Musiboard Berlin. She supports the applicants regarding all questions about funding applications, final reports, e.g. accounting.
Project management assistant
Theresa Bachman assists Melike Öztürk, the project manager of Musiboard with the processing of the projects of all funding programs.
Jana Sylvester assists Melike Öztürk with the accounting of the funded projects and is in charge of the Pop-Kultur’s finances.