Baccalaureate and studies at HSG; head of profit centre at American Express Card Division and NCR data centre. 11 years of experience as a communications consultant, designer and editor with long-term assignments, e.g. as deputy company manager of an advertising agency, head of publishing marketing and advertising manager of an association. Examination expert for media and communications at ZHW in Winterthur. Long-term member of the board and honorary member of the Zürcher Werbeclub, journalist for culinary and tourism media titles as a side job.