Educated at Columbia and Harvard. Former roles include entrepreneur/business owner in Massachusetts (U.S.A.), program director for U.S.A.I.D./Deloitte Touche for North-West Russia, Harvard research affiliate. Hometown – Augsburg, Germany. Conversant in several languages. Based in Cambridge, MA (U.S.A.)
Research and writing focused on alternative models of entrepreneurship and sustainable business, including strategy and structure of emerging benefit-hybrid companies. Exploring international best practices of private sector-government collaboration in energy and sustainability.
Co-author of 2008 book on emerging markets published by John Wiley & Sons. Correspondent for CCTV Cambridge coverage government and economics.
Marathon runner/competitor with Cambridge Sports Union. Cultivated interests in classical music, theater, art collection, ballroom dancing.
Alternative models of sustainable business; benefit-hybrid companies; system dynamics of transition from fossils fuels to renewables; political economy of Germany and China.