Dr. rer pol.; MA Sociology, MA Managerial Economics


Universität Bremen:

 2002 - 2014

Senior Researcher in the "Institute for Labour and Economy” of the
University of Bremen

Chair of the department “Economy and

Vice President of the RC 02 “Economy and Society” of the International
Sociological Association (2003-2006).

2003- 2010 Expert in the EU Social Dialogue “Shipbuilding”.

Activities since 1991:

 since 2015 Activities in the maritime sector

Expert EU Social Dialogue Shipbuilding Industry International  Sociological Association



Research Committee 02 (Economy and Society): Deputy Chair



Fellowship at the University of Liverpool, UK


1997 bis 1999

Appointment as a project evaluator by the EU/GD XIII



Appointment as an evaluator by the EU/GD 1 and 2 for the Program TACIS-ACE


1991 - 1993 Extra job as a Consultant for Bremen based Companies to build up offices in Moscow and Kaliningrad (Russia).