Education and Certification:

1983-1989: Study of Business Administration with Master’s Degree from the University of Münster, Germany

1999: Training as Behavioral Trainer (basic and advanced sessions) in 2000/ 2001 at Dr. Baldinger & Partner Training Institute, Germany

2004: Training as Co-Active Coach at The Coaches Training Institute, UK

2005: Certified Trainer (German Association for Training and Coaching/ DVCT)

Since 2009: Continued education/training at Deep Democracy Institute (Portland, Oregon, USA) in the areas of Process Work: Coaching individuals,
Supporting Leadership, Conflict Resolution, Large-Group Facilitation

Professional Experience:

Sales und Marketing Management
1990-1992: Junior Trade Marketing Manager, Key Account  Management at Kraft Jacobs Suchard, Bremen, Germany
1993-1994: Project Manager, National and International Trade Marketing, at Reemtsma, Hamburg, Germany

Coaching/ Consulting/ Training
1996-1999: Independent Consultant, Coach and Trainer specialized in Marketing,Sales and Communication

2000-2003: Senior Consultant (Consulting, Training und Coaching) at the US-American consultancy firm Rath & Strong; Main business areas: Change Management, Process Excellence (e.g. Six Sigma, Lean), Communication, Leadership Development Programs, including Training and Coaching for Managers.

Since 2004: Independent Coach, Trainer and Consultant:
Helping companies, organizations, and individuals manage change processes

- Large Group Facilitation
- Workshops and Company Events
- Communication and Conflict Trainings- Train-the-Trainer Sessions
- Leadership/ Team/ Personal Development Trainings
- Operational Excellence Support (Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt)

Language Skills
Fluent in German (native speaker) and English; Basic knowledge of French