Qualifications and Functional Experience

Functional Experience

"If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten." - Anthony Robbins


  • SCRUM Master certification (scrum.org) – SCRUM for agile project management (8/2020)
  • Master of cognitive neurosciences (certification in 03/2018) –
    re-certification in 09/2019 and in May and November 2022 (modules: Communication and Personality Development)
  • Certification as Business Coach (as per the German BDVT)
    Practice-oriented training at international business level imparting classic and innovative coaching methods (certification 10/2017)
  • “Inner Work School“ / Essence Training
    (training in personal development) (10/2009 – 2016)
  • Certification as trainer for LMI Leadership Programmes (05/2012 – 12/2013)
  • Certification in Physiognomic Consulting (06/2010 – 11/2010)
  • Holistic Coach (Certification 08/2009 – 04/2010)
  • Certification Project Management (based on PMI procedures such as IPMA Competence Baseline)(2010)
  • Controlling (2 year study programme) (09/2006-03/2009)
”The highest reward for a person's toil is not what they get for it, but what they become by it.“ - John Ruskin

Education (extracts)

  • Master Studies in cognitive neuroscience
    (03/2018, GPA: 1,1 as per German grading system)

Academy: AON Academy of Neuroscience, Cologne, Germany

Training for Consultants, Trainers and Coaches
The new neuroscientific insights set new standards in education and training, as well as in areas like leadership, communication and health, and personal development.

Re-certification in September 2019
Seminar: “Brain Reading and artificial intelligence”

Prof. Dr. John Dylan Haynes,
Bernstein Center for Computational Neuroscience, Berlin

Re-certification in May and November 2022
Module “Communication” – Dr. Franz Huetter, https://www.brain-hr.com/ueber-brain-hr/franz-huetter/
Module “Personality Development” – Prof. Dr. Gerhard Roth – https://www.roth-institut.de/über-uns/

  • English & American Language & Literature, University of Alexandria (Egypt), Faculty of Arts
    (Degree: Bachelor of Arts, Distinction) (1984-1988)
  • City University Washington, Frankfurt am Main (1990-1991)
    (started MBA-Programme, but discontinued it)
    Courses accomplished: Marketing Management, Management Accounting, Principles of Finance,
    Human Resource Management

(Academic Status: in good standing)

  • Business degree with a major in economics and foreign language (secondary school level examination) (1981)