Studied biology at Rostock and Potsdam University. PhD in biodiversity research at Potsdam University. Wide knowledge in climate research through her research period at Boston University. Several years of experience in science management through the establishment of graduate schools for natural sciences.
Studied Industrial Engineering (B.Eng.) ar the Jade University in Oldenburg with a focus on the construction industry. Following the studies he gained experience in customer acquisition and consulting as an Assistant Sales Manager in a medium-sized company. Then he studied Industrial Engineering (M.Eng.) with a focus on Business Process Management at the University of Jade in Wilhelmshaven. As network and project manager, he is responsible for innovation advisory services and for the R & D project management.