YOUR SHORESIDE SUPPORT TEAM LUNAUTICA

Team Lunautica is a task force of 7 international women, each from a different background - both culturally and in the yachting industry. Our diversity is our power, allowing us to pool experience to find the best solution for all challenges and deliver outstanding services and supplies. If you have not already met us personally, you will be able to put a face to a name now, and learn a little more about us.

Christiane Thomsen

Managing Director, Offices Hamburg & Bremen & Nice

+49 (0) 172 358 6688

christiane.thomsen@lunautica.com

Having worked for Luerssen Shipyard for seven years, Christiane saw back then the need for a perfectly organized and extremely effective Shore Side Support Company which could adapt very flexibly to the needs of each individual mega-yacht client.

Lea Schugall

Operational Agent, Offices Hamburg & Bremen

+49 40 82241894

lea@lunautica.com

Lea started her maritime career as a port agent after finishing her studies in International Tourism Management and has navigated her way into the yachting industry. She joined Lunautica in 2020 and is driven by: “Not possible does not exist!” Lea doesn’t stop until the job is done.

Hard-working and extremely structured Lea is a pleasure to work with. Always smiling and a great team player Lea is not only taking care of operational tasks but also working side by side with Christiane.

Lea embraces interior design, loves going to the theatre with her friends and family and enjoys riding her Vespa along the Elbe river.

Sophie Embke

Operational Assistant + Backoffice, Offices Hamburg & Bremen

+49 40 82241894

sophie@lunautica.com

Sophie started her career path studying Business Law and will now be sitting her office management apprenticeship exams in early 2023.

Supporting our operational team, she is a great multitasker and handles many different requests at the same time. She also has a talent for numbers and is a helpful addition to our accounting department where she keeps an overview of all invoices to be handled.

Apart from work, Sophie has enjoyed Tae-kwon-do since she was six years old and is well armed ‘to tackle all of our clients’ special inquires.

Pia Osterballe

Operational Manager, Nice Office

+33 492 004220/ 221

pia@lunautica.com

Pia has a background in hospitality, and enjoys assisting our clients with their operations down to the last detail. Her Danish & American roots have extended to France, where she has been with the Lunautica team in Nice since 2006.

Always positive and patient, Pia keeps her cool in the most stressful and challenging situations. She is passionate about problem solving and port bookings in our corner of the yachting industry. Pia has things under control, and is ready to handle every situation you throw at her. She also enjoys Zumba, DIY home renovation and cooking.

 

Sonia Cerutti

Accounting Manager, Nice Office

+33 492 004220/ 221

accounting.france@lunautica.com

Hailing from Italy, Sonia joined Lunautica Nice in 2010. She has extensive experience in the tourism industry having worked for a tour operator in England and Relais & Chateaux in Bermuda. She’s lived in the South of France since 2008 with her family of four.

The account’s manager of the team, Sonia is equipped with a big smile, open arms and a penchant for perfection. Easy going and reliable, Sonia is always there to support her colleagues and keep them in good spirits. In her free time Sonia loves playing the guitar and spending quality time with her family.

Petra Giuliani

Operational Agent, Nice Office

+33 492 004220/221

petra@lunautica.com

Petra left Czech Republic and joined yachting in 2000. She has been in the luxury service industry ever since. After many years on super yachts, she moved on land to work in private villas.

She loves spending time with her family, skiing, hiking and generally enjoying the outdoor life the Cote d’Azur has to offer. Her professionalism, positive attitude, empathetic nature together with attention to detail translates to methodical problem solving in busiest of times. 

After years working in the high-end service industry, she understands firsthand the importance and urgency of any given situation.

Mandy St George

Operational Agent, Nice Office

+33 492 004220/221

mandy@lunautica.com

Born into the yachting industry Mandy studied pharmacy before following her father’s footsteps by joining the exciting world of luxury yachts and villas.

She spent several years at sea before she felt that a shore-based position was better suited for her and joined the Lunautica Team in 2021. 

Brought up on the French Riviera, Mandy contributes with her extensive contact network, knowledge of the area and a positive energetic attitude – “with a French touch that sometimes helps tip the scale”.

Throw her a seemingly impossible challenge and see the job get done!