Since 2013 Head of Department External Economic Policy, Bundesverband der Deutschen Industrie e. V. (BDI, Federation of German Industries)
Coordinator of SWP research project on "Competing for Scarce Resources"
Since 2007 adjunct lecturer at the Hertie School of Governance, Berlin
2005-2006 Research Fellow and Lecturer at the John F. Kennedy Institute, Free University, Berlin
2003-2005 Konrad Adenauer Foundation, PhD scholarship
2002-2003 Fox Fellow at the Yale Centre for International and Area Studies of the Yale University
2001-2005 Visiting Lecturer at the John F. Kennedy Institute, Free University, Berlin
2000-2002 Research Fellow at the German Council on Foreign Relations, Berlin