Name: Stefanie Selis
Position: Sales Manager
ic! berliner since: 2012
Where did you grow up? When and why did you move to Berlin?
The Netherlands. I moved to Berlin in 2006 out of curiosity and to follow love and happiness.
What were you doing before you came to ic! berlin?
I studied Cultural Sciences in the Netherlands whilst doing different student jobs (restaurants, bars, shops). After my studies I worked a.o. in a museum, for a publisher, in a television production company, and I worked several years as a manager for a company only the Dutch would approve of.
What’s at the top of your bucket list (things you have to do before you kick the bucket)?
Enjoying a Hanami pick-nick under cherry blossom trees in Japan.
It’s noon on a Sunday. Where are you?
In summers preferably in a lake.
In winters probably in either my bed or my bathtub.
What is the last-played song on your iPod/phone?
Passenger, Iggy Pop.
What is your favourite word?
Sehnsucht (desire, yearning). And the word “Brustwarze” (nipple) must be the ugliest word in the universe.
What is your guilty pleasure?
Spoon-feeding myself Nutella from the jar.