Professional Milestones

Since 2017

Facilitator, Systemic Consultant, filmic reflections for Telekom Deutschland, Lufthansa and Kommunikationslotsen®, consultant for a number of start-ups and initiatives, international film projects, film festivals, IT companies, advertising agencies, film production companies, lecturer at the SOFA School of Film Advancement Poland/Georgia, committee work at the Grimme Institut and FBW Deutsche Film- und Medienbewertung.


From 2014 to 2016

Berlinale Open House

Head of programme of the new Berlinale Open House audience format in the Audi Berlinale Lounge.


From 2006 to 2014

Zurich Film Festival

Expansion of the “ZFF Zurich Film Festival” as Senior Programmer, including development and leading the Zurich Master Class as a networking platform for young filmmakers, in the program lead selecting films for the competition sections, launching of “ZFF for Kids” and “ZFF for Schools” with the Department of Education of the Canton of Zurich.


2009 and 2010

European Capital of Culture RUHR. 2010

Director of the European Film Academy - EFA Master Class RUHR and the European Film Academy - EFA European Film Week RUHR. 


2005 and 2006

FIFA World Cup Germany 2006™ and DFB Kulturstiftung
Concept and implementation of the international short film competition “Shoot Goals! Shoot Movies!” in the framework of FIFA World Cup Germany 2006™.


2002 to 2006

Berlinale Talents

Development, launch, producing, financing of Berlinale Talents:
a unique winter academy during the Berlin International Film Festival, which includes 6.000 filmmakers from 150 countries by 2019.  


2000 to 2002

ifs Internationale FilmSchule Köln

Responsible for public relations, supervision and restructuring of the Filmschule NRW into the ifs internationale filmschule Cologne. 



PR Agency Kohtes Klewes

PR consultant at the Düsseldorf headquarters of the Kohtes Klewes agency.


1998 bis 2000 

Film- und Medienstiftung NRW

Employee of the press department.


1995 bis 1997

TNT Express Worldwide, European Air Hub

Executive Assistant at the European Air Hub at Cologne-Bonn Airport. Assisted in the process of closure and relocation of the site to Liège, Belgium, which affected 700 employees.

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