Date and Place of Birth
December 19th, 1982, Nordhorn, Germany

University Degrees

  • M.Sc. Agricultural Sciences with a focus on Agricultural Economics, University of Göttingen, 2011
    Master’s thesis: “Determinants and Impact of Participation in Farmer Associations: A Case Study from Egypt”
  • B.Sc. Agricultural Sciences, Georg-August-University Göttingen, 2009
    Bachelor’s thesis: “Entwicklungsbezogene Aspekte von CSR: Eine qualitative Analyse bei führenden Nahrungsmittelkonzernen” (Development Related Aspects of CSR: A Qualitative Analysis for Leading Food Companies)

  • Research Associate & PhD candidate at the Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Development, Georg-August-University Göttingen

  • 05/2009-08/2011 Agricultural Economics, University of Göttingen
  • 09/2009-06/2010 Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of California Davis, USA
  • 10/2005-04/2009 Agricultural Sciences, University of Göttingen
  • 02/2007-07/2007 Agricultural Sciences, Ecole Nationale Supérieure Agronomique, Rennes, France

  • Work Experience
  • 07/2010-11/2010 International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA), Aleppo, Syria, research assistant
  • 08/2008-11/2008 Agricultural Development Program, GTZ, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, internship
  • 02/2008-04/2008 Deutscher Bauernverband (German Farmers‘ Union), International Relations Division, Brussels, Belgium, internship
  • 07/2003-07/2005 Apprenticeship Farming

  • Languages
    German, English, French, Spanish, Dutch, Plattdüütsch (Low German)

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