Born in Frankfurt in 1955, schooling in
Bad Kreuznach, Singapore and Berlin;
matriculation examination and American
High School Diploma at the German-Ame-
rican John-F.-Kennedy-School in 1973,
1974-76 commercial apprenticeship with
Siemens AG, 1977-82 studies in economics
and geography in Mainz and Berlin (master
in international economics, Berlin Free Uni-
versity), 1982-83 loan officer with KfW/
Frankfurt, 1983-1997 project manager,
GOPA-Consultants. Independent expert since 1997.
Fluent English (second mother tongue) and French. Good knowledge of Serbian. Basic Spanish.