I am currently a Postdoctoral Fellow in Strategic Management at the Goethe-University in Frankfurt (Gemany).  My research interests are in international and comparative restructuring and insolvency law, financial distress, (behavioral) law and economics and (behavioral) corporate governance. 

Previously, I was a Visiting Fellow  in the Department of Law at the European University Institute in Florence (Italy), and a Visiting Professor for Entrepreneurship at the Lanzhou School of Management, China.

From September 2013 until August 2015, I was a Max Weber Fellow in the Department of Law at the European University Institute. 
In April 2014, I was awareded a PhD in Law from Humboldt-University of Berlin for my dissertation "Promoting an Effective Rescue Culture with Debt-Equity-Swaps? A Comparative Study of Restructuring Public Companies in Germany and England" under the supervision of Professor Christoph G. Paulus. 

I am a 2006 graduate of the University of Bamberg (MA in International and European Business Studies) and a 2009 graduate of the German Graduate School of Management and Law (LL.M Business Law). 

For 16 years, I worked in an international financial institution, among others, in London, New York and Frankfurt; my work involved risk management and investment banking, and operating as an executive assistant for one of the Board Members.

I am a member of the NextGen Program of the International Insolvency Institute (III), which awarded me the 2006 Gold Medal Prize in International Insolvency Studies, and an academic member of INSOL Europe and INSOL International. I have also participated in UNCITRAL colloquiums on international insolvency law and conferences organized by the American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI) and the International Women in Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation (IWIRC).