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Work Experience

May 2014-Feb 2015: Head of Interpretation, NAM

since Sep 2012: Heritage and Interpretation Consultant, London
Oct 2011-Aug 2012: Team Leader Interpretation Unit, English Heritage
Sep 2009-Sep 2011: Acting Head of Interpretation, English Heritage

Jul 2005-Aug 2009: Interpretation Manager, English Heritage

Jun 2003-Jun 2005: Creative Manager, Antenna Audio, London
Sep 2002-May 2003: Freelance journalist, Paris
Jul 2000-Aug 2002: Website Manager
, Artsworld TV London
Sept 2000-Jun 2002: Website Content Manager, Artsworld London (now: Sky Arts)
Dec 1998-Aug 2000: Country Manager Austria, Germany, Switzerland, Sotheby's Internet Division, Sotheby's London
Sep 1998-Dec 1998: Travelling Exhibitions Coordinator, Sotheby's London
Mar 1998-Sep 1998:
Office Manager, Old Master Paintings, Sotheby's London
Mar 1996-Feb 1998: PA Manager Database Management, Sotheby's London
Apr 1995-Mar 1996: Database Clerk, Database Management, Sotheby's London

Additional Work Experience

Freelance Correspondent for Kunst und Auktionen (see publication list)

numerous articles for newspapers, magazines, radio, internet and tv (see publication list)
Book reports (for Heinemann, Harvill Press, Atlantic Books)
Translations English/German; English/German German/English, Zabern Verlag Mainz

Apr 1992-Sep 1994: Research Fellow, Institute for Ancient History, Prof Dr A Lippold, Univ of Regensburg
1990-1992: Research Assistant, Institute for Ancient History, Prof Dr A Lippold, Univ of Regensburg
1988-1990: Research Assistant, Institute of Classical Archaeology, Prof Dr B Wesenberg, Univ of Regensburg

1988-1993: Archaeological excavations, Bayerisches Landesamt für Denkmalpflege Regensburg
Sep 1989: Work experience, Hauptstaatsarchiv Baden-Württemberg Stuttgart
1981-1985: Military Service


1985-1992 M.A. History and Classical Archaeology, Univ of Regensburg (passed with an equivalent to a "First")
1982-4 Economics and Business Studies, HSBW Munich


1974-1981: Reuchlin Gymnasium, Ingolstadt, Abitur 1981 (high school and A-levels)
1969-1974: Grundschule Waiblingen & Ingolstadt (primary school)

Additional Qualifications


Finance Training for Managers, Feb 2015

Creative Techniques, Mar 2012

Writing for interpretation, Nov 2011

EH workshop: Interpretation for families, Apr 2009

Writing for interpretation II, Aug 2007

EH management training, Apr/May 2007

Collections management, Dec 2006

Writing for interpretation I, Aug 2006

Project management, Jul 2006

Sotheby's Peer Group Training, Oct-Mar 1998

Sotheby's Glass Studies, Sotheby's Institute, 1996

Historical databases, Univ of Göttingen, Aug 1992
Advanced methods in adult education, Sigmaringen Mar 1985

Internet, video streaming, digital imaging, CMS, FTP, Real Media Cleaner, basic HTML, basic XML, MSDOS, word processing (WordStar, Word for Windows, Word, BBEdit) databases (Kleio, StanFep, Dbase, Dyabola, Lidos, Stars etc.), access, excel, email, powerpoint etc

German (mother tongue), English (mother tongue standard), French (fluent), Swedish, Italian, Latin and Ancient Greek (basic knowledge)


Committee member AHI

Interpret Europe

Museums Association


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