It’s only words, but words aren’t all I have

You’ve probably already read my home page and now you’re here looking for a little more detail. I can offer you either my LinkedIn profile, or a brief CV. You might be able to find what you’re looking for on my blog but otherwise you’ll just have to bite the bullet and get in touch.


Brief CV

Work

  • Freelance (2013 onwards)
    • Conference Director, FinForward (organised by the Fintech Week team)
    • Technical texts and project management for Open Strategy Partners
    • Texts on various topics for advertising agencies, startups and consultancies, including some translations
    • I used to build websites with Drupal and WordPress but don’t do that any more
  • Drupal Site-builder and social media manager, comm-press (March–November 2013)
    • A deep dive into Drupal, including technical stuff like deployment with Git and working on the command line
  • Event Organiser, Social Media Week Hamburg (November 2012 to March 2013)
    • Organising events and running the show at one of the hubs during the week
  • Project Manager, TuTech Innovation GmbH (2010-2012)
    • Managing TuTech’s side of a European project, organising conferences, communications
  • Graduate Trainee, Birmingham City Council (2008–2010)
    • Rotating through various departments: Strategy and Policy, Sport, Business Transformation, Digital Birmingham, Regional and International Division. Co-writing the social media policy.

Education

  • Diploma in Professional Marketing, Chartered Institut of Marketing (UK) (2019)
  • University of Exeter
    • Master’s degree in International Studies (MA) (2006-2007)
  • Universität des Saarlandes (2004-2005)
    • Master’s degree in Law (LL M). This was my Erasmus year
  • University of Exeter (2001–2005)
    • Degree in English, German and European law (LL B)
  • King Edward VI Grammar School (1994-2001)

Other

Languages: English, German

Free time/interests: Photography, reading, playing music

Memberships: Hinz&Kunzt Freundeskreis, Freunde der Kunsthalle e.V.