Who we are:

  • the N° 1 agency for housing, internships, Spanish courses, and rental cars in Chile
  • Your partner for all questions and projects regarding Chile
  • Experts in information about Chile and intercultural contacts

What is our aim?

  • To promote the exchange between Chile and other countries
  • To help foreigners to settle in Chile
  • To introduce interested people in the specific cultural features of this country
  • To share our experiences of many years in Chile with others

Housing

Anna Rehbein
Anna Rehbein
Anna was raised in the north of Germany and studied International Management. After having lived in Mexico she came to Chile for an exchange year. She fell in love with the country and decided to stay. Since 2015 she forms part of our team.
Languages: German, Spanish, English.
Daniela Collar
Daniela Collar
Daniela is from Argentina and studied Business Administration in Buenos Aires before gaining experience at commercial and human resources departments of multinational companies. She has visited over 30 countries and lived in Brazil and the U.S. before moving to Chile with her husband. Her multicultural experiences brought her to ContactChile where she holds the position of Commercial and Quality Manager of the Accommodation department.
Languages: Spanish, English, Portuguese.
Hidden talent: Is a clown-doctor
Fun fact: Mom of fraternal twins
David Boulant
David Boulant
David is French and has lived in England, Germany, Spain and Australia. He came to ContactChile in 2015 because he loves languages and he is eager to keep improving his service customer experience in a multicultural environment.
Languages: French, Spanish, English, German.
Hidden talent: Making Quiches.
Fun fact: Lives with a cat … while being allergic to cats.
Fernanda Wammes
Fernanda Wammes
Fernanda, German-Chilean, grew up in Germany and studied Sociology in Chile. She has worked as an assistant professor and in the field of international cooperation. Her interest in intercultural relations brought her to ContactChile in 2014.
Languages: Spanish, German, English.
Hidden talent: Illegitimate daughter of Liza Minelli and Frank Sinatra.
Fun fact: Has a contagious supersonic laugh.
Mane Águila
Mane Águila
Mane Aguila, born in Chile and raised in the U.S. She studied Tourism Engineering Management. Has broad experience in tourism, language and teaching. Her passion for tourism and intercultural relations brought her to ContactChile in 2015.
Languages: Spanish, English.
Hidden talent: Enthusiast dancer.
Fun fact: Has survived a hurricane, earthquake and tornado.

Internships, Work & Travel, High School, Relocation

Annika Burgdorf
Annika Burgdorf
After finishing school, Annika did a volunteer service in Ecuador for one year. After completing her Bachelors Degree in City and Regional Management, finally she came back to South America. Her further study plans and the beauty of the land brought her to Chile.
Languages: German, Spanish, English.

Tourism, Spanish Courses

Marius Gornik
Marius Gornik
Before Marius startet at ContactChile he did an internship as a social worker that was organized by us. Born in Frankfurt/ Germany, he lives since the beginning of 2016 in Chile. Marius is responsible of our Travel department.
Languages: German, English, Spanish.
Hidden talent: Will be discovered.
Fun fact: Brought the Frankfurt-style Green Sauce to Santiago

Marketing & PR

Carolina Stagnaro
Carolina Stagnaro
Carolina, Chilean-Italian, studied Advertising and Communications in Santiago. She has over 10 years' experience in the marketing area and has worked in different countries such as France, Italy and South Africa. Due to her passion for cultures and experience abroad, she came to join ContactChile in 2012 where she is in charge of our Marketing Department.
Languages: Spanish, English, Italian, French.
Hidden talent: Expert dark chocolate taster.
Fun fact: Was kicked from behind and thrown into a lake by an ostrich.

Back Office

Lena Meyer
Lena Meyer
Lena, also from Germany, has always been fascinated by languages and cultures. Due to this passion she studied Translation in Germany and France. One of her numerous travels brought her to South America – and thanks to a special relation to Chile she decided to stay! Motivated to practice different languages in an international environment, she joined our team.
Languages: German, English, Spanish, French.
Hidden talent: Blot her food over herself.
Fun fact: Holds a football referee license.
Rosina Zotter
Rosina Zotter
Rosina grew up in Austria and studied translation. After an exchange year in Honduras and a stay in Spain she moved to Chile. Her wish to work in a multicultural environment brought her to ContactChile.
Languages: German, English, Spanish.
Hidden talent: Likes to bake
Fun fact: Loves the rain
Roxana Sarmiento
Roxana Sarmiento
Roxana was born in Santiago and she’s been related to ContactChile for several years. Since 2012 she cooperates with the office operations. Thanks to her dedication and commitment, she won an important place in our international team.
Languages: Spanish.
Hidden talent: Poisonous spider’s defender.
Fun fact: Metallica’s number one fan.

Finances

Ingrid Durán
Ingrid Durán
Ingrid was born and grew up in Chile. She studied accounting. For many years she was employed as customer service assistant before she started to work for ContactChile as accounting assistant in 2013.
Languages: Spanish.
Hidden talent: Girl scout and singer.
Fun fact: Survivor of drowning and a furious dog.

Management

Malte Sieber
Malte Sieber
Malte Sieber, raised near Berlin where he studied German and English at Humboldt University, is a journalist and publisher. Living in Chile since 1992, he ran a German language weekly for several years and has edited a variety of tourism-related publications. In 2000 he founded ContactChile Gestiones Interculturales and has been its General Manager since then.
Languages: German, Spanish, English.
Hidden talent: Opera singer.
Fun fact: Survives the bike paths of Santiago.
Rossana Vidal
Rossana Vidal
Rossana Vidal was born and raised in Santiago. She comes to us from the world of theater, where she worked as an actress and director/producer. She gained intercultural experience during several theater internships in Germany. As an associate of ContactChile, she supervises the housing area.
Languages: Spanish.
Hidden talent: Anytime dancer, she even dances TV commercials.
Fun fact: Unaccomplished dream, become a jazz singer.

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