• Study of Psychology with a focus on cognitive Neuroscience at the University of Maastricht, the Netherlands, and at Berkeley, USA. 
  • PhD on the topic of cognitive aging at the Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin, Germany; fellow of the International Max Planck Research School LIFE.
  • Postdoc at the Free University Berlin
  • Associate at the foundation 'stiftung neue verantwortung, Berlin
  • Training in systemic coaching at the ‚Institut für systemische Beratung’, Wiesloch, Germany
  • Further training on demographic consulting (Demographieexperten, INQA, Germany) and personal resilience (Multiplikatorenschulung EH Freiburg, Germany).
  • Lecturer at Fachhochschule Nordwestschweiz, Switzerland
  • Ongoing: Coach and trainer (focus on career and leadership) for international scientists
  • Ongoing: Research manager at the University of Freiburg, Germany