About Me

Trainer with an academic background

in linguistics and speech science


Personal Profile

Work Experience

Communication Skills Trainer & Coach

since 03/2004
Director of my own company


10/2018 – 03/2019
Interim professor for speech science and
phonetics at Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg

Business Network

ExpertExecutive Frankfurt – Senior Executive Coach

Mitteldeutscher Verband für Sprechwissenschaft und Sprecherziehung – president

DGSS, GAL, IPA – member

Academic Background

Dr. phil. in Linguistics

09/2003 – 02/2007
Doctorate at the Chair of English Linguistics at Friedrich Schiller University Jena

Thesis: “Prosody and Gestures in Passages of Reported Speech”

Master of Arts

09/1995 – 06/2002

Magister Artium (M.A.) in English linguistics / Romance studies (French) / phonetics and speech science at Friedrich Schiller University Jena MA thesis:

“Glottalisierung und Elision von[t] im modernen Englisch”

Studies Abroad

09/1998 – 01/1999
Université de Picardie Jules Vernes, Amiens (France)

02/1999 – 06/1999
University of Wales at Bangor (UK)



2018. We see us later. An Englisch führt kein Weg vorbei. In: Jeder kann wirken. Von Executives lernen: auftreten, antworten, reden.

2013. Basics of Phonetics and English Phonology.

2007. Prosody and Gestures as Contextualisation Devices in Reported Speech


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