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


  • 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.


  • 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)


Languages: English, German

Free time/interests: Photography, reading, playing music

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