Professional career

2011 - present Interim Management for leadership positions in BigPharma industry
Reference Projects:
  • Technical Project Manager
    Development of a pedriatic dosage form according to ICH Q9 QbD using DoEs and manufacturing IMPs thereof
  • Head of pharmaceutical development and Production Manager according to § 12 AMWHV for a global acting contract manufacturer:
    pharmaceutical development according to ICH Q9 QbD using DoEs
  • QA Manager - Quality Operations Development
  • Head of clinical trial supplies and Production Manager according to § 12 AMWHV for global acting contract manufacturer
  • Head of formulation and technology development for generic products:
    strategic formulation development considering current patent situation to achieve optimal market entry for generic products
2006 - present Pharmaceutical Drug Development consultant for various BioTech companies
Consulting service on issues regarding GMP and Regulatory Compliance
Reference Project:
  • Development and GMP manufacturing of a liposomal formulation for i. v. application (clinical Phase I)
2006 - 2011 Director Drug Supply
4SC AG, Martinsried
Responsible for pharmaceutical developement in its entirety
  • Managing production and quality control of API and IMP
  • Preparation of the IMPD for clinical trial applications Phase I and II
  • Clinical trial supply for international clinical studies interfacing with clinical development, study centres and external service providers
2005 - 2006 Director Drug Supply
Morphochem AG, Munich
Responsible for pharmaceutical development in its entirety
  • Managing production and quality control of API and IMP
  • Preparation of the IMPD for clinical trial applications Phase I
2001 - 2004 Head of Formulation Design
MCS MicroCarrierSystems GmbH, Neuss
Development of new formulations for preclinical and clinical studies, especially liquid and semi-solid preparations for parenteral, topical and pulmonary application of poorly soluble NCE’s with low bioavailability or sensitive drug such as proteins and peptides.

2001 Consultant
courage communication gmbh, Berlin
  • Strategic marketing and advertising for pharmaceutical companies

Academic career

1997 - 2000 Post-doctoral fellowship, Research Group: Drug Targeting
Max-Delbrück-Center for Molecular Medicine, Berlin-Buch
Research Field:
  • Interaction of Plasma Proteins with Liposomes for Conventional and Gene Therapy and its Influence on Therapeutic Efficiency
  • Liposomal Dry Powder Aerosol for Pulmonary Application - Increased Therapeutic Efficiency using Surfactant-Protein Mediated Drug Targeting
1994 - 1997 Post-doctoral fellowship, Research Group of Prof. Dr. Rainer H. Müller
Free University Berlin, Department of Pharmaceutics, Biopharmaceutics and Biotechnology, Berlin
Research Field:
  • Plasma Protein Adsorption onto Liposomes - Influence of Physico-Chemical Characteristics on Adsorption Patterns and Protein Conformation
  • Research Scientist in and Project Co-ordinator of the DFG-Research Group: Colloidal Drug Carriers for Side Specific Drug Delivery


2012 - 2014 Training as certified systemic business coach

1990 - 1994 PhD Student - Pharmaceutical Technology
Institute of Pharmaceutics and Biopharmaceutics, Christian-Albrechts-Universität Kiel
  • Thesis Title: Surfactant-Liposomes for the Treatment of IRDS - Characterisation and Scaling Up (Thesis Advisor: Prof. Dr. Rainer H. Müller)
1990 Licensure as Pharmacist
Ministry of Social Affairs Schleswig Holstein, Kiel, Germany

1989 Internship as Pharmacist
Pharmacy Dr. Sievert, Kiel

1988 State examination in Pharmaceutical Sciences
Christian-Albrechts-University, Kiel

1984 - 1988 Study in Pharmaceutical Sciences
Christian-Albrechts-University, Kiel
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