I graduated in Biology and Theology and did my PhD in Plant Molecular Biology. I am specialised in science management and strategy development for research groups and institutions. I am engaged and involved in activities in the field of Responsible Research & Innovation (public engagement, open access, gender & diversity, ethics, science education) and technology transfer, but also in all activities in context with communication, dissemination and exploitation. My experience encompasses more than 20 years of active participation in project development, design, and writing of competitive project proposals for national and international funding programs including the EU Framework programs. I am als working as evaluator for funding agencies.