- Degree in Agricultural Biology at the University of Hohenheim 1992.
- Ph.D. sc.agr. at the University of Hohenheim on "Ecotoxicological Assessment of Emissions from Waste Incineration" 1996.
- Postdoc at Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe (KIT) and UFZ-Umweltforschungszentrum Leipzig 1997-2002.
- GLP test director for aquatic ecotox and gentox studies at Hydrotox GmbH 2002-2013.
- Head of Aquatic Ecotoxicology Laboratory of an International Contract Research Institute 2013-2018.
- Assistant to the management of Hydrotox GmbH since February 2019
Focus of work: Laboratory coordination, business development, customer care