since 03|2004: Communication skills trainer and coach since 2007:  Executive coach with ExpertExecutive, Frankfurt 10|2018 – 03|2019: Interim Professor for Speech Science and Phonetics at Halle University 09|2003 – 02|2007: Doctorate at the Chair of English linguistics at Jena University Dissertation: « Prosody and Gestures in Passages of Reported Speech » 09|1995 – 06|2002: Master of Arts programme at the Friedrich Schiller University Jena English linguistics / Romance studies (French) / phonetics and speech science MA thesis: « Glottalisierung und Elision von [t] im modernen Englisch » 09|1998 – 01|1999: Université de Picardie Jules Vernes, Amiens (F) 02|1999 – 06|1999: University of Wales at Bangor (UK)
„To win participants for oral communication, to discover its potential and get them fit, that is what I see as my job.”
Membership in professional associations:
MDVS – Mitteldeutscher Verband für Sprechwissenschaft und Sprecherziehung, president
DGSS – Deutsche Gesellschaft für Sprechwissenschaft und Sprecherziehung, member