“Commit yourself to lifelong learning. The most valuable asset you’ll ever have is your mind and what you put into it.” Albert Einstein

With over 20 years of experience, merker solutions offers a wide range of consulting, project management and training services. Our focus is to lead companies into the future of work by implementing a culture of prevention to increase your business success.

Sabine Merker

Sabine has more than 14 years’ experience in communications in various sectors, from education to tourism. She worked for six years as a consultant for public relations and project management at the Berufsgenossenschaft Brandenburg (Germany), where she was responsible for occupational health regulations, company health management and corporate communications. As a Master of Science in Communication and a certified mediator, she is well trained in conflict management and non-violent communication by Marshall Rosenberg. She is also a certified trainer by the Berlin Chamber of Industry and Commerce (Germany) and has taught numerous courses and workshops for private and public companies. Her focus is on the culture of prevention and communication.


  • Certified Mediator, University of Applied Sciences, Wismar (Germany)
  • Master of Science in Marketing and Communication, FOM University, Berlin (Germany)
  • Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration, Steinbeis University, Berlin (Germany)
  • Bachelor Professional of Event Organisation (Chamber of Commerce Industries), School for Tourism, Berlin (Germany)
  • Ordinance on the Aptitude of Instructors, Train the Trainer (Chamber of Commerce Industries), School for Tourism, Berlin (Germany)
  • Event Manager (Chamber of Industry and Commerce), Indisoft Berlin (Germany)

Marketing & Communication Skills

  • Online Marketing Manager (German Media Academy)
  • Crisis Communication & Crisis Management (Deutsche Presseakademie Berlin)
  • Professional PR Concepts (Berlin School of Journalism)
  • Texting for Public Relations (Berlin School of Journalism)
  • Writing for Public Relations Part I (Deutsche Presseakademie Berlin)
  • Writing for Public Relations Part II (Deutsche Presseakademie Berlin)
  • Writing Workshop (Deutsche Presseakademie Berlin)
  • Customer Magazines (Deutsche Presseakademie Berlin)

Cultural Education

  • RAK Travel Master (RAK Tourism Development Authority)
  • Dubai Expert (Dubai Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing)

Ralf Merker

Ralf worked for a German government institution for more than 20 years in various positions. Over 5 years deputy IT director. Responsible for several mission-critical database systems and the development of more than 40 Oracle Application Express (APEX) applications as Senior Database Administrator. In 2010, he was nominated for the German Green IT Award 2012 for his data centre project (budget €1.5m) for the Oder-Spree district, a local authority in Germany. His focus is on IT consulting and software implementation, including rollout planning and staff training. As a trainer and instructor, he teaches staff in face-to-face and online training sessions and has mentored students, including supervising their bachelor and master theses.

Degrees & IT Skills

  • Diplom-Wirtschaftsinformatiker (FH) (equivalent to Bachelor of Science in Business Informatics), Brandenburg a. d. H. (Germany) 2002
  • 2023 Train the Trainer (UK & UAE Certified)
  • 2020 Oracle MySQL 8
  • 2019 MS Performance Tuning and Optimizing SQL Databases (MOC 10987)
  • 2019 enaio (ECM), Basic and Advanced Administration
  • 2019 VMware vSphere: Fast Track V6.7
  • 2018 Netapp ONTAP Cluster Administration
  • 2018 Oracle PL/SQL Workshop
  • 2017 Oracle Backup and Recovery 12c
  • 2016 Oracle 12c SE2 High Availability
  • 2015 MS-SQL 2014 Administration (MOC 20462)
  • 2014 Oracle 12c Admin, Install and Upgrade
  • 2012 Oracle Backup and Recovery Workshop
  • 2012 Oracle RAC and Grid Infrastructure Administration
  • 2011 Cisco Systems – Troubleshooting and Maintaining Cisco IP Networks (1.0)
  • 2010 Oracle Application Express Advanced Workshop
  • 2010 Advantic iKISS (CMS), Admin, Publisher
  • 2010 Office 2010
  • 2009 ITIL Version 3 Foundation, including exam
  • 2009 VMware vSphere 4 Install, Configure and Manage
  • 2009 Procedures in Software Development (Creating Functional Specifications)
  • 2007 Oracle DB 10g: New Features for Administrators
  • 2005 Oracle DB 10g: Develop Applications using HTML DB
  • 2004 Windows Administration (2003 Server)
  • 2003 Linux Administration
  • 2003 Oracle Database Advanced Administration
  • 2002 Prof. Introduction to Oracle SQL