2023 – Current

Transformation and Empowerment Coach

Within The Bigger Picture Coaching – Germany and the US

Coaching Expertise:

  • Individual Coaching: Empower individuals to identify and leverage core strengths, develop emotional intelligence, and cultivate resilience through personalized coaching.
  • Community & Team Coaching: Facilitate workshops fostering collaboration, communication, and leadership to build strong, resilient communities.

Coaching Impact:

  • Guide clients towards a positive mindset and develop the skills to navigate challenges with confidence and compassion.
  • Foster meaningful connections within communities, creating a ripple effect of positive change.

Key Skills:

  • Strengths Identification & Development
  • Emotional Intelligence Coaching
  • Mindfulness & Goal Setting Techniques
  • Workshop Facilitation & Team Building
  • Leadership Development & Communication

Benefits of Coaching:

  • Increased Resilience & Self-Belief
  • Enhanced Emotional Intelligence
  • Improved Communication & Collaboration
  • Empowered Individuals & Thriving Communities

2019 – Current

Mentor and Project Manager

BaRuIs e.V. – Germany and Kenya

I have been connected to the community of Rusinga Island in Kenya since 2003 and have since developed a close and supportive partnership

Community partnerships

  • Consulting local communities in Germany and Kenya in building cooperative and empowered partnerships

Community development

  • Focus on building three pillars of community – Education, Environment and Economy
  • Current projects run by local groups that we support: library, special needs school, sponsorship programs, tree nurseries, micro-loan initiatives, fish farm

Mentorship of leaders

  • Assisting four local project partners through each project phase – planning, implementation, and sustainability
  • Program oversight and guidance with annual trips to the community for project assessment and accountability

Leadership Academy

  • Developing a training with and for the community leaders that reflects on current beliefs and behaviours, shifts mindset and approach to how to deal with challenges, breaks down old patterns and creates new habits, and is focused on united visions and actions
  • Follow up communication online to retain forward progress on goals and objectives

2013 – 2019

Project Coordinator and RAP Consultant

SPIE GmbH – Germany and Liberia

Liberia – Team Deputy Leader of Environmental and Social Safeguard Team for PIU Mt. Coffee Hydro Power Plant

  • Development of RAP (resettlement action plan) – identification of lost assets, verification of owners, planning of village set-up and house design together with PAPs, relocation, compensation report and payments
  • Change management – leadership training, creation of sanitation and waste management rules

Germany – Project Coordinator

  • Optimisation of processes and structures to support management

2012 – 2013

PA to Directors

Petrofac  Ltd. – Scotland


Residential Care Worker

Precision Care Ltd. – UK

Working in a safe house with teenagers with challenging behaviour


Training Development Cooperation

DRH Richmond Vale Academy – St. Vincent and the Grenadines

Project Management in development cooperation

Community participation and capacity building with local villages on the island


Project Coordinator

Akado Health Center – Kenya

Accounting and proposal writing

Rebuild Aids orphans support program

2002 – 2003

Project Coordinator

ChildWatch and Greenway – Thailand
  • Work in daycare center and safe house with street children, abused children and child prostitutes
  • Work with local youth group and set up intercultural exchange program


2022 – 2023

Mindset Coach Certification

Mindset Coach Academy

Certification as a Mindset Coach, NLP Coach, NLP Practitioner, Time Line Therapy Practitioner, Hypnosis Practitioner and Mindset Dimensions Practitioner (ICF Accredited)

NLP, Hypnosis, Time Line Therapy and EFT

2008 – 2011

Social Management

FA Berufsschule, Berlin, Germany

Project Management

Marketing and Fundraising

Leadership Training

2003 – 2006

Bachelor of Applied African Studies (BA)

University of Bayreuth

Focus on Development Cooperation, Anthropology, Development Sociology, Intercultural Communication

Economics and Project Management

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