Academic Qualifications


  • 2008 Accredited Speaking Examiner for Cambridge University ESOL Oral Examinations, Cologne, – Young Learners Examination / Flyers (YLE, A1), Key English Test (KET, A2), Preliminary English Test (PET, B1), First Certificate in English (FCE, B2), Certificate of Advanced English (CAE, C1), Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE, C2), Business English Certificate (BEC) Preliminary (B1) und Vantage (B2)
  • 2006 Certificate in Teaching English for Business, International House London
  • 2000 CTEFL (Certificate to Teach English as a Foreign Language), Transworld Schools, San Francisco USA
  • 2000 Bachelor’s / BA Degree in Liberal Arts, California Institute of Integral Studies, San Francisco USA
  • 1991 High School Diploma, KLHT School, Connecticut, USA
Professional Experience

Skills4Business, Leverkusen – Business English private lessons for Bayer Employees
Volkshochschule (VHS) Bergisch Gladbach and Cologne – General English courses

Cambridge spoken examiner and teacher – preparation courses for all Cambridge exams including Business Exams and Proficiency (C2) level – Spoken Test Examiner for all Cambridge Exams (YLE Flyers, KET, PET, FCE, CAE, CPE) including Business English Exams (BEC Preliminary and Vantage)

Carl Duisberg Centrum Köln – Business English, group and private lessons, in companies and at CDC

Englisches Institut Köln – General and Business English, private and group lessons, at the Institute and in companies (AXA Versicherung, Deutsche Telekom, Bayer, Lanxess, and others) Cambridge ESOL Examination preparation courses (all levels, regular and Business exam [BEC] courses)

Intrax English School, San Francisco USA
General English courses for young adults, primarily from Asia, in mixed nationality classrooms