1984 - 1992:
Studied technical chemistry at the University
of Technology Vienna. Diploma work and theses: "Biotechnological
Processes for Pulp and Paper Manufacture".
Visit to the Finnish
Research Center in Espoo.
University of Wisconsin
and Forest Products Laboratory
in Madison, Wisconsin, USA, as Research Scientist.
1993 - 2000:
Krems Chemie AG
in Krems, Austria, manager of research and development for paper chemicals
and natural resins.
1998 - 1999: Deputy chairman of
the technical committee of the hydrocarbon and rosin resin producers association
at CEFIC in Brussels.
1997 - 2000:
Lecturer at technical seminars of PTS in Munich.
Since January 2000:
Founder and managing director of Technical Conference Management KEG in
Publications, several of which are
original papers in journals.
Co-author of 2 books and 3 technical
Numerous papers at conferences
in Europe, USA and Asia.
Several patents and patent applications.
1985 - 1993:
Studied English and Spanish at the Institute for Interpreters and Translators
of the University of Vienna
Exchange program at Heriot-Watt
University in Edinburgh, Great Britain.
1992 - 1993:
Fulbright Scholarship for Teaching Assistantship at Bard
College in Annandale-on-Hudson, NY, USA.
1994 - 1998:
Translator with Lingualex juridische und kaufmaennische Fachuebersetzungen
GmbH in Vienna, Austria.
Since January 1999:
Free-lance interpreter and translator, based in Vienna.