Professor FBF
Campus: CI10 345
Sigmaringer Str. 25 72622 Nürtingen
Office hours: nach Vereinbarung

Visiting Researcher at Aix-Marseille Université, Faculté d'Economie et de Gestion: Forschungstätigkeit

Visiting Faculty at Portland State University, School of Business Administration: Lehrtätigkeit

since 04/2013

Institute for International Research on Sustainable Management and Renewable Energy: Director

since 03/2012

Nuertingen-Geislingen University: Professor for international management and renewable energy

since 05/2011

Independent management consultant

06/2007 – 04/2011

NAWARO BioEnergie AG ( Director, last position: CFO, board member

10/1998 - 05/2007

Roland Berger Strategy Consultants (, Munich and Tokyo: Senior Project Manager

10/1991 – 09/1993

Siemens AG, Transportation Systems Division, Braunschweig and Berlin ( Commercial apprenticeship



01/2005 – 09/2006

European University Viadrina, Frankfurt (Oder), Germany: Doctoral program in business administration, Dr. rer. pol. (Ph.D.)

10/1993 – 09/1998

Mannheim University and Heidelberg University, Germany: Studies in business administration and Japanese studies, Diplom-Kaufmann (Master’s degree)

04/1997 – 03/1998

Hitotsubashi University, Japan, Graduate School of Commerce: Research Student


Appointments/Memberships in Professional Societies

Reviewer for Scientific Journals

  • Energy Policy
  • Energy, Sustainability and Society
  • Sustainability
  • Journal of Cleaner Production
  • GAIA

Reviewer/Expert funding organizations

  • Fachagentur Nachwachsende Rohstoffe e.V.