MSc (Dipl. Oec.) and PhD (Dr. rer. pol.) in Economics, Witten/Herdecke University, Germany; MSc in International Political Economy, London School of Economics and Political Science, UK. 2005, Fellow, Office of Development Studies, United Nations Development Programme, New York; 2006-08, Research Officer, International Labour Office, Geneva. Since 2008, with the World Economic Forum: currently, heading the programme design and development of the Annual Meeting and the Annual Meeting of the New Champions. Since 2012, Visiting Professor, IOMBA programme, University of Geneva.