Biologist by education, Academic training in Frankfurt/M, Basel/CH and Heidelberg. Professional in industrial biotechnology since 1998. Head of enzyme technology at BRAIN Biotech 1998-2007. Head of Molecular Biology at AB Enzymes 2007-2018. Senior Business Development, then VP Strategic Initiatives Biosciences at BRAIN Biotech since 2018. Current focus on Alternative Proteins, Precision Fermentation.