Curriculum Vitae

Professional Experience

  • Since 10/2019: Director of Corporate Development, Frankfurt School of Finance & Management, Frankfurt
  • 09/2011–09/2019: Program Director, Bachelor of Science, Frankfurt School of Finance & Management, Frankfurt
  • 07/2010– 06/2011: Associate Director, Global Redesign Initiative, World Economic Forum, Geneva
  • 05/2009–06/2010: Head of Project Management, Global Redesign Initiative, World Economic Forum, Geneva
  • 09/2008–04/2009: Knowledge Manager, Global Agenda Councils, World Economic Forum, Geneva
  • 08/2006–08/2008: Program Officer, Political Parties Program (06–08/2008: Acting Program Manager), International IDEA, Stockholm
  • 04/2003–07/2006: Research Associate and Lecturer, University of Heidelberg, Institute of Political Science, Heidelberg (Germany)

Other Professional and Voluntary Activities

  • Election Observer for the OSCE in Kyrgyzstan (2009) and Azerbaijan (2010). Member of the German Foreign Ministry’s experts’ roster for civilian personnel in peace operations and election observation, maintained by the Center for International Peace Operations.
  • Founder and Charter President of Professional Speakers Frankfurt, an Advanced Toastmasters Club serving Frankfurt and the Rhine/Main region. Toastmasters International Area Director for the Rhine/Main region (2018–2019).
  • Member of the Global Leadership Fellows Alumni Steering Board at the World Economic Forum (2014–2018).
  • Member of the Steering Committee for the Bachelor Conference at EFMD (2018–2022).

Secondary Education

  • 2018: Postgraduate Diploma in Management, ESMT Berlin
  • 2011: Executive Master in Global Leadership, World Economic Forum in collaboration with INSEAD, The Wharton School, London Business School, and Columbia University. A three-year program to prepare for leadership roles in the public and private sectors. It included 12 weeks of academic modules, study trips, workshops, coaching, and mentoring.
  • 2009: Dr. rer. pol. in Political Science, University of Heidelberg (dissertation topic: Electoral Systems and Party Systems in Context)
  • 2000: Semester abroad at the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile in Santiago
  • 2003: Magister Artium (M. A.) in Political Science, Economics, and History, University of Heidelberg

Languages

  • German: native
  • Spanish: native
  • English: Fluent (CEFR C2)
  • French: Fluent (CEFR B2)