I am a writer and photographer from Berlin.
Here is a quick rundown of what I have been up to.
Born on June 18th, 1985 (German citizen)
EyeEm. June 2016 – Today
I am in charge of the EyeEm Blog, a publication about photography. It features tutorials, interviews with photographers, and general musings of photography.
Writer & Photographer
Start-up Guide. December 2015 – March 2016
Interviewed about 75 people about the start-up scene in Berlin & Stockholm.
The books about Berlin was released in February 2016, the one about Stockholm in June 2016.
Journalist, Product Manager & Photographer
The European Magazine. February 2011 – August 2015
Writer and editor covering technology, society and international politics
Supervisor of technical development
Photographer and executive image editor
October 2013 – Present
Self-employed photographer for events, portraits and product photography
Event Organization BME Global S.L., Barcelona, Spain. January – May 2009
Project Management Hamburg Business Development Corp. Hamburg, Germany. May – August 2008
Master of Science in Public Administration
Leiden University, The Netherlands. 2009 – 2010
Bachelor of Arts in European Studies (with distinction)
The Hague University, The Netherlands. 2006 – 2009
Erasmus Exchange Semester
Glasgow Caledonian University, Scotland. 2008
German High School Diploma
Gymnasium am Kattenberge, Buchholz i.d.N., Germany. Graduated in 2005
High School Exchange Year
The Charles Finney School, Penfield, NY, USA. 2002 – 2003
- German (Native)
- English (Fluent – C2. I have lived in U.S. & U.K., my higher education was in English. TOEFL score: 116/120.)
- Dutch (Fluent – C2. I have lived in the Netherlands for four years and held side-jobs in Dutch)
- Spanish (Upper Intermediate – B2. I have lived in Spain for half a year and have been taking courses at the Instituto Cervantes for the past year)
I am experienced and proficient in a wide-ranging array of business software including Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite, various IT ticketing systems, CMS and blogging software as well as Social Media tools.
Interests & Activities
Since October 2015, I have been running my own web-based magazine together with another journalist. It is called The Idea List and features writing, interviews and photos on a changing monthly topic. You can find it at www.idealistmag.com.