1984 – 1992:
Studied technical chemistry at the University of Technology Vienna. Diploma work and theses: “Biotechnological Processes for Pulp and Paper Manufacture”.
Visit to the Finnish Research Center in Espoo.
University of Wisconsin and Forest Products Laboratory in Madison, Wisconsin, USA, as Research Scientist.
1993 – 2000:
Krems Chemie AG in Krems, Austria, manager of research and development for paper chemicals and natural resins.
1998 – 1999: Deputy chairman of the technical committee of the hydrocarbon and rosin resin producers association at CEFIC in Brussels.
1997 – 2000:
Lecturer at technical seminars of PTS in Munich.
Since January 2000:
Founder and managing director of Technical Conference Management KEG in Vienna.
Publications, several of which are original papers in journals.
Co-author of 2 books and 3 technical manuscripts.
Numerous papers at conferences in Europe, USA and Asia.
Several patents and patent applications.
1985 – 1993:
Studied English and Spanish at the Institute for Interpreters and Translators of the University of Vienna
Exchange program at Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh, Great Britain.
1992 – 1993:
Fulbright Scholarship for Teaching Assistantship at Bard College in Annandale-on-Hudson, NY, USA.
1994 – 1998:
Translator with Lingualex juridische und kaufmaennische Fachuebersetzungen GmbH in Vienna, Austria.
Since January 1999:
Free-lance interpreter and translator, based in Vienna.