I work as hands-on operational and strategy consultant on innovative and open projects, start-ups and organisations in transitions. I am also the Chairman and co-founder of the European Crowdfunding Network AISBL.
I am a former journalist as well as start-up and buyout manager. I have worked with venture capital, microfinance, crowdfunding, technology and social entrepreneurship in commercial, non-profit and trade association settings in Europe and the USA - and started my career in the early 1990s in the publishing and market research industries. I hold a Masters degrees from Solvay Business School and from the University of Hamburg and studied at SEESS (UCL) in London.