Professional focus

Professional experience




Non-executive Board Member (Non-executive Director), among others

  • DLA Piper International LLP, NED and Chair of Risk Committee (since 2023)
  • Terrafend, Chair of the Board (since 2023)
  • Blue Cap AG, Vorsitzende des Aufsichtsrats (seit 2022)
  • EIM Germany, Beirat (seit 2021)
  • ATS Automation, NED and Chair of the Sustainability Committee (since 2017)


Adjunct Professor at INSEAD (MBA program)


Atlantik-Brücke, member

Society of Leadership Fellows, Windsor castle, member





Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG, Mitglied des Aufsichtsrats (2015-2020)



Interim CEO Fritsch Bäckereimaschinen AG (2018)


  • Mid-sized German machinery company (130 Mio. € sales, 600 employees)


Executive Vice President and Member of the Board of Management with Voith Hydro Holding & Co. KG (2012 - 2017)

  • One of four divisions of Voith, one of the largest German family-owned companies
  • ~ 1.5 bn € of sales, ~ 5000 employees
  • Responsible for New Digital Business, After Market-Business, Automation and Technical Product Management



22 years of strategy consulting with The Boston Consulting Group

  • Partner and Managing Director since 2000
  • Global sector leader Pulp&Paper
  • Member of the worldwide Industrial Goods leadership team
  • Co-responsibility for BCG's European Women's Initiative  
  • Regular, highly-rated speaker at pulp&paper industry conferences


Core competencies

  • Growth and new digital business innovation
  • Strategy development (served more than 100 clients in industrial goods, consumer goods/retail, media and technology sectors)
  • Operations (deep experience in operations of leading professional services firm, particularly recruiting, retention, career development)
  • Inter-cultural skills (lived/worked several years in USA; France, China; multi-month project assignments in Russia, China, Brazil, Thailand, Israel)


Educational background

  • Diploma in Journalism, Ludwig-Maximilans-University, Munich