Work experience                                                                                                      

Since 03/2023              
Policy Consultant

  • Strategic consultancy on geopolitical risk topics
  • Focus (but not concluded): Defence & Security, Technology & Digitilization, transatlantic relations, Great Power Competition

03/2022 – 12/2022      
Senior Public Relations Manager: Stiftung Internationaler Karlspreis zu Aachen

  • Expansion and strategic development of public relations
  • Organization, preparation and management of press conferences
  • Expansion and management of social media channels (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn)
  • Editorial work, creation of concepts, campaigns, texts and contributions
  • Content management (from the idea to production to playout)
  • Community management (independent coordination with committees, partners, service providers)
  • Expansion of the international network of journalists
  • Identification of new positioning opportunities and formats
  • Co-conception, -organization and support of events and committee work

05/2015 –  02/2022     
Digital Communications Manager,  Munich Security Conference

  • Developing and contributing to the general communication strategy in close cooperation with the COO, CEO and Director of Communications.
  • Coordinating the MSC YouTube Studio and MSC Live Studio 2022: coordinating the project team, close cooperation with the partner (Google), managing influencers such as Diana zur Löwen, coordinating suppliers as well as on the ground management during the conference weekend.
  • Strengthening the audience outreach on social media and increasing the recognition value through the development and implementation of an audio-visual corporate identity strategy.
  • Preparing, conducting and editing video interviews with high-level participants, creating highlight videos and explainity-clips, trailer and other video formats.
  • Managing of live-streaming of various event formats on digital platforms.
  • Improving the participants‘ experience by managing, designing and developing a mobile conference app.
  • Leading small project teams and coordinating with other departments.
  • On the ground preparation and realization of international event formats on international security in Berlin, Brussels, Washington, Doha and other international capitals (e.g. Core Group Meeting 2018/2019, European Defence Roundtable 2017, Cyber Security Summit 2018, 2019, NATO Engages 2019)
  • Coordination with partners (from the government as well as from civil society and business) and service providers such as hotels and fair construction.
  • Liaising with offices of high level national and international conference participants from politics, private sector, academia and civil society.

Social commitment                                                                                                   

Since 07/2019            President of YATA Germany

Since 05/2014             Fellow at the Heinrich-Böll-Foundation

Since 09/2006            Soccer referee


2016 – 2017             Institut Barcelona d’Estudis Internacionals, Spain: International Security

09/2014 –
06/2015                    University Collage Cork, Ireland: ERASMUS Exchange

10/2012 –
09/2016                    Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Munich, Germany: Political Science and History