- Coach, trainer and mediator since 2001.
- Member Academy for Neuro-Scientific Educational Management (AFNB).
- Communication trainer and advisor (IWL. F. Schulz von Thun), further training as tele tutor (University Furtwangen).
- Licensed trainer for time- and organizational management (tempus).
- Self-employed financial broker until 2001.
- Academic studies of forestry, German language and literature, philosophy, business management, education and psychology at University of Göttingen and recently Master of Cognitive Neuroscience (aon).