CREDENTIALS

CREDENTIALS

INDUSTRY

1996 – 2008 International brand communications for DIAGEO (Champagne Pommery, Johnnie Walker, Classic Malts).
1999 – 2007 Brand communications for Kimberly Clark (Hakle, Kleenex, Kotex).
1997 – 2009 Communications advisor to Honda Motor Europe North in climate and sustainability related issues. Also counselling on internal affairs.
2004 – 2007 External corporate communications supervisor with Kimberly Clark. Focus on sustainability related issues and crisis communications. Regular media coaching of management team and training of sales representatives.
2006 – 2007 External Communications Director with ECOMARES in Kiel, an international company specialized in sustainable marine aquaculture. Main focus on internal affairs and corporate communications.
2008 Advisor to COTY International in Germany. Design and implementation of a nationwide training concept in fragrance for trading partners.
2009 Communications advisor for brand introduction of ESPRIT Cosmetics. Design and execution of a nationwide training concept with trading partner dm.
2010 Coaching sales team of DB Apparel after company reorganization.
2010 Feasibility study on sustainable production for Unilever D-A-CH.
2010 – 2012 PR consultant for DB Apparel (ELBEO).
2013 – 2014 Concept and implementation of a new PR-campaign for the No 1 beer brand of Berlin Berliner Kindl (belonging to the Radeberger Group).
Since 2014 Ongoing PR consultancy for PELY, a brand of the German PELZ GROUP with focus on the sustainable production. Also supervision and launch of their new internet presence.

INSTITUTIONS

2005 – 2009 Senior Supervisor to the Annual Potsdam Climate Conference, a joint project of three partners (Honda, PIK, EUROPARC Deutschland/UNESCO MAB) to bring together stakeholders from government, industry and institutions.
2007 Project co-ordinator to the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact (PIK) responsible for the organization of the first Nobel Laureate Symposium “Global Sustainability – A Nobel Cause” in Potsdam. In 2009 advisor to the second symposium held in London under the patronage of HRH the Prince of Wales.
2009 Communications advisor to SAWA, an acronym for Strategic Alliance for Integrated Water Management Actions, an EU-initiative of five riparian member states of the North Sea region (Norway, Sweden, UK, NL, Germany) to develop adaptive strategies in a changing climate which will adhere to the European Water Frame Directive (WFD) and also meet the requirements of the Flood Directive (FD).
2009 – 2010 Project director with Kofi Annan´s Global Humanitarian Forum (GHF) in Geneva, an international foundation focussing on the human impact of climate change.
Since 2010 Strategic advisor to the Institute of Advanced Sustainability Studies (IASS), an international think tank based in Potsdam.
2011 – 2012 Policy advisor to the Hungarian government (crisis management).
2012 – 2013 Planning and organization of the Global Sustainability Summer School (a joint initiative of PIK and IASS), an annual international summer academy bringing together young professionals from all world regions in Potsdam, Germany.
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