The Postcrossing team

The Postcrossing Project is brought to you by a team passionate about receiving postcards. Thanks to the precious work of these volunteers, a simple idea has been transformed into a great project that creates millions of smiles every year. Below is a list of some of those that offer their time towards making this project grow.

paulo, Germany

Paulo Magalhães

is the founder, manager, developer, system administrator and head dishwasher at the Postcrossing HQ.

Location: Berlin, Germany (originally from Portugal)

About Paulo: I'm a geek with a passion for postcards.

When I'm not working for Postcrossing, I like to run, travel, do geocaching and more recently hiking.

I'm frequently accused of being unable to stop myself from pushing anything with buttons.

meiadeleite, Germany


is the community manager and website designer. She also helps with support tasks and is the head chef at the HQ kitchen.

Location: Berlin, Germany (originally from Portugal)

About Ana: i’m from portugal and i currently live in berlin with the geek that made this website. :)

we have a bit of nomad spirit and change the ground under our feet often, taking photos, learning languages and tasting new dishes on our way!

Mundoo, Australia


is the forum administrator and a trusty all-things-Postcrossing adviser. Also helps with the support tasks. She's an avid geocacher and loves to photograph the sunrises on Hindmarsh Island.

Location: Hindmarsh Island, Australia

About Vicki: I am passionate about Australia, my community and the environment. I live in a dream location on Hindmarsh Island. I have 2 dogs, Ceri (labrador/spanielX) and Toby (Pomeranian/SheltieX) & 3 grand-children. I enjoy chocolate, a good book and a laugh.

soilian, Finland


is the forum co-administrator making sure the forum keeps ticking even when it's -30ºC in chilly Finland.

Location: Hartola, Finland

About Soili: I have always loved snail mail and Postcrossing brings joy to my life every day.

I'm a big language freak who also likes to collect stamps and loves gardening.

geminiscp, Portugal

Paula Ribeiro

is one of the forum super-moderators. She loves stamps and foxes.

Location: Portugal

About Paula: Something about me. Before Postcrossing I was a stamps collector and I lived a peacefuly and simple life. Now I travel to buy cards and can't get enough of them. Sounds familiar?

And YOU, how did Postcrossing change your life? :D

Jetske, Netherlands


is a forum super-moderator, collaborates with the spotlight interviews and is a parmesan and pesto popcorn lover.

Location: Zeeland, Netherlands

About Jetske: Besides postcards, of course, I love cats, cheese, photography, travelling and I'm curious to many things.
I have recently rediscovered my 'old' passion, music. I can play various instruments but now I'm learning to play guitar better. :)

swan, United States of America


is a forum super-moderator and loves nature and close-up postcards. She also loves the German dish Labskaus.

Location: California, USA (originally from Germany)

About Swantje: I live in California. I like to send and receive postcards. I really enjoy reading. I'm passionate about people and the environment.

Postman Paulo & postwoman Ana

Location: You never know where they will show up next!

About little Paulo&Ana: We have one mission: to go around the world, and visit as many postcrossers as we can!

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