Studied Business Administration, Bayreuth, Germany and Madrid, Spain. Has lived and worked in Latin America, Europe and Africa. More than 10 years' experience advising companies and governments in internationalization, growth strategy and innovation management. 2006-07, managed a nation branding project in Ethiopia. Currently: Partner, africa enablers; Senior Adviser, LAFTO Turbines, Addis Ababa, a wind power plant developer. Young Leader, BMW Foundation; co-founder, a leading German think tank on human capital; Alumni and Advisory Board Member, AIESEC, Ethiopia. Interests: sports, travelling.