||Studies of Business Administration at the University of Hamburg. Major field of study: accounting and finance. Degree: Dipl.-Betriebswirt (Univ.).
||Master program „Corporate Management & Economics" (CME) at the Zeppelin University in Friedrichshafen. Degree: „Master of Arts" (M.A.).
||Research associate at CAMA.
||Research associate at the chair of General Business Administration and International Automotive Management at the University of Duisburg-Essen.
||Conferral of a doctorate (Dr. rer. pol.) with the thesis: "Ambidexterity and Corporate Success during Discontinuous Change - An Empirical Analysis taking into consideration the Adaptation and Change of Organizational Architectures over Time".