* 1966, M.A.
Study of Slavic and German linguistics at the University of Bonn. Further Training “Corporate Communications” at mibeg-Institut, Cologne.
2002-2010 Research Assistant at the Center for Development Research (ZEF), University of Bonn.
Since 2006 registered Russia & CIS (Community of Indepentent States) expert at the communication platform “Kooperation International”, an initiative of the International Bureau of German Federal Ministry of Education and Research.
Since 2010 Desk Officer at the Eastern Europe Department at KAAD.