Born 1972 in Aurich, Germany.
Married, a bilingual son (born in 1996).
1992-1998 University of Groningen / Netherlands:
Scandinavian languages and cultures / Swedish
Slavic languages and literature / Russian
General linguistics and Translation studies
1998-2005 Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO), The Hague / Netherlands:
and Institute of the Peoples of the North, St Petersburg:
- The difference between translation, localization and transcreation
- Language Contact / Multilingual childhood education
Freelance translator and interpreter
- Since 1998 freelance translator for agencies in Europe/America/Asia
- Since 1999 sworn translator and interpreter authorized by Lower Saxony (Germany) for German, English, Dutch, Swedish, Russian
German (native), English, Dutch, Swedish, Russian (fluent)
French, Spanish (good-very good)