born 1970. American father, German mother. German Abitur (high school degree or A levels equivalent)
vocational training as a qualified bank clerk in Frankfurt/Main, Germany, followed by a course of studies for conference interpreter at FASK Germersheim, one of the best and most prestigious universities worldwide for conference interpreting and translating.
Since 1997: freelance conference interpreter and translator. Member of BDÜ (Federal Association of Interpreters and Translators)