“At all times keep a close eye on heading, altitude and speed and a clear view ahead!”

 

Expert in Human Capital and Talent Management

I have comprehensive experience in designing, developing and implementing HR functions that contribute significantly to the corporate success of global companies

Permira Advisors

At Permira, a globally expanding European Private Equity consulting company, I designed and developed the concept of a globally uniform and professional Human Capital Management system and managed it for close to five years

Booz & Company

(previously Booz Allen Hamilton)

I initiated, developed and managed an internal HR function for Booz & Company branches in Germany, followed by their branches in the whole of Europe and the Middle East. During my almost 17 years with this top management consulting company, I led a team of up to 30 European Human Resources professionals. Booz & Company sponsored me for the Kellogg/WHU Executive MBA Program in International Management

McKinsey & Company

Editor and Translator in Management Consulting

CSIR

(Council for Scientific and Industrial Research)

Liaison Officer in the CSIR’s liaison office in Bonn: Organization of visitors’ programs, processing applications for positions at South African universities and research organizations, literature searches, translations

Studies

Kellogg/WHU Executive MBA Program in International Management,
Kellogg Graduate School of Business in Evanston, Northwestern University/WHU Koblenz

English and French Literature and Linguistics,
University of Bonn, graduated with 1st State Exam (equivalent to a Master’s degree)

Training

Over the years, I have attended numerous training courses and seminars in management, leadership, organizational psychology and consulting. In recent years, for example, the following:

Senior Women’s Leadership Program (Kellogg Graduate School of Business, Northwestern University, Evanston, USA)

Communications Psychology at the Institute of Friedemann Schulz von Thun, Hamburg

Qualifying Program „Discursive consulting, Metaplan, Quickborn

Languages

I work internationally in German and in English, speak French fluently and have a basic command of Spanish and Italian.

Flying

In 2007, I started training as a private pilot and received my license in March 2008 (PPL JAR FCL single engine piston). From March 2009 to April 2010 I trained for my Instrument Rating, and have logged approximately 400 flying hours to date.