About Us

Many years of experience and know-how, a sure sense of the heart of the story, a creative and top-class team as your consultants and partners – that is UNIQUE relations.

“Those who move in the business-media-politics triangle should know what he or she talks about,” says founder and Managing Director Josef Kalina.
The owner-run company was founded in 2008 and has been the Austrian partner of the international consultancy company Hill + Knowlton Strategies since 2011.
In 2004, Josef Kalina established the firm UNIQUE research together with market research specialist Peter Hajek to cover a range of research fields from reputation analysis and trend research to political polls and surveys.


Strategic Communications

We develop tailor-made communication targets and the appropriate strategies to reach these aims.

CorpComm & Publishing

We develop and support internal and external communication processes and activities, as well as the market positioning of the company.

Crisis Communications

We provide advice and offer our know-how and network to clients during crisis situations.

Public Affairs & Lobbying

We promote the subjects and messages of our clients to ensure their concerns are heard.

Brand & Product PR

We care about image building, brand positioning and consumer relations.

Digital & Social Media

We bring our clients digital world to life.


We cooperate and organise events that catch the attention of the media, opinion leaders and the general public.

Media Training

We ask uncomfortable questions and work with our clients to ensure a media-savvy appearance including suitable answers and messages


Josef Kalina

Managing Director/Partner &
Key Account Manager

Michael Kochwalter

Managing Partner &
Strategic Consultant

Maximilian Kunz

Senior Consultant

David Mock

Senior Consultant

Stefan Szakusits

PR Consultant

Dominique Wittmann

PR Consultant

Anna Kalina

PR Consultant

Simon Wahl


Larissa Boxberg

Junior Consultant

Stefanie Grufeneder

Junior Consultant

Christina Ritschel

Junior Consultant

Ilyas Heckmann

Junior Consultant

Simon Pötschko

Junior Consultant

Lydia Dum

PR Assistant

Svila Tributsch

Assistant to the CEO



Chief Fress Officer



Unique Public Relations GmbH

Forum Schönbrunn
Schönbrunner Straße 297
Stiege 1 / Stock 3
A-1120 Wien
+43 1-877 55 43