Education and Academic Training

  • 2015 - 2020: Dr. rer. pol. Business and Social Sciences, Brandenburg University of Technology Cottbus-Senftenberg
  • 2012 - 2014: M.A. International Marketing, Nuremberg Institute of Technology
  • 2008 - 2011: B.Sc. Business Administration, University of Mannheim
  • 2010: Semester abroad, Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand
  • 2005 - 2008: Bank Clerk IHK, Sparkasse Gera-Greiz

Professional Experience

  • Since 2023: Senior Researcher at the Wuppertal Institute, Division Circular Economy
  • 2019 - 2023: Research Associate at the University of Bonn, Institute for Food and Resource Economics
  • 2013 - 2019: Research Associate at Alanus University, Faculty of Business Management
  • 2018: Visiting Researcher at Nottingham Trent University, Centre for Industrial Energy, Materials and Products
  • 2009 - 2013: Working Student or Intern at Hess Natur-Textilien, univativ, Beiersdorf, Tchibo und BDO Deutsche Warentreuhand
  • 2008: Customer Consultant, Sparkasse Gera-Greiz

Research Focus

  • Strategies and measures of a circular economy (focus: behavioral/ consumer science perspective)
  • Acceptance of circular business models and policy instruments (esp. labelling)
  • Quantitative-empirical research designs

Research Methods

  • Quantitative methods of empirical social research
  • (Experimental) Surveys, in particular conjoint analyses
  • Multivariate analysis methods, e.g. structural equation, regression, cluster and factor analyses
  • Software: RStudio, Lighthouse Studio (Sawtooth), LimeSurvey


  • Summer Term 2023: Part of lecture "Behavioral Economics in Agri-Food Markets (M.Sc.)", University of Bonn


  • German Academic Association of Business Research (VHB)


  • Journal Industrial Ecology, Journal of Business Ethics, Journal of Cleaner Production

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