Personal Background

Why can just I be successful for you?

I work on a solution-oriented approach and have

  • Many years of experience and competencies in business and politics and in cooperation with Eastern Europe
  • A broad network in Germany, Russia, other CIS countries and in the Baltic Sea region

Professional experience:

  • “Economic Cooperation West-East”, business consultancy and support from West to East and East to West (since 2017)
  • Head of the Representation of the Chamber of Commerce of Hamburg in St. Petersburg, Russian Federation (2011-2016)
  • Director General of the Secretariat of the Council of the Baltic Sea States (CBSS) in Stockholm, Sweden (2005-2010)
  • Member (1988-2005) and Vice-President (1996-2005) of the State Parliament of Schleswig-Holstein, Kiel, Germany
  • Lawyer, partner in a law-firm, Flensburg, Germany

Lectures at Universities, Congresses and Conferences and lectureship in different universities

Merits:

Awarded the Cross of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany, June 2006

Languages:                

  • German (native language)
  • English (fluent)
  • Russian (fluent)
  • French (fluent)
  • Spanish (good)
  • Basic knowledge of Scandinavian languages

I will send you a more detailed CV on request.