From 2006 to 2012, studied at the Free University of Berlin, graduating in Political Sciences and, during the same period, obtained a BSc in Economics at the Humboldt University in Berlin. 2008-2009 spent a year abroad studying at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD). January 2010 to January 2011, research assistant at the Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin für Sozialforschung (WZB Berlin Social Research Center), where he worked on the DFG (The German Sociological Association) research project “The economic consequences of the major life risks in Germany and the USA and their development since the eighties“. September 2011 to February 2013, worked as a student trainee in the Berlin offices of the Allianz SE on analyses about the impacts of political regulations on the insurance sector. March to May 2013, internship at Rambøll Management Consulting in the Economic Policy Department dealing with the evaluation of public funding programs. Since July 2013, researcher in the Competence Center Policy – Industry – Innovation at the Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovation Research ISI.