1984 – 1992

M.Sc Geography, University Bonn


  • Project Management
  • Quality management ISO 9001, FMEA and Six Sigma
  • Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E)
  • Management of Natural Resources
  • Participatory Planning
  • Environmental and Social Safeguarding
  • Spatial Analysis (GIS)

Special Experience

  • Certified in Capacity Works – Practical Project Planning and Management Tool
  • Intercultural Communication
  • Longterm and Shortterm Assignments in Developoment Cooperation

Language Knowledge

  • German              Mother Tongue
  • English               Proficient
  • French                Proficient
  • Spanish              Very good

Professional Experience

German Ministry for International Cooperation, German Technical and Financial Aid (GIZ, KfW), United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), German non-governmental organisations (eg German Agro Action) as well as German Consulting Companies.

Ten years work experience from Africa (Kenya, Tanzania, Ethiopia, Mali, Chad), Latin America (Brazil, Venezuela) including post-conflict States and countries in transition.

Technical Expertise

International Cooperation and Development | Project Implementation | Environmental and Social Impact Assessments | Natural Resource Management | Gender Equality Promotion | Organisational development.