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Education Consultant/Edu-tech Specialist, Programme Manager

Focus: Global Citizenship Education: clients include the Italian Ministry of Education in preparation for the G7 summit in 2017, The Varkey Foundation UK.

Focus: Global Citizenship Education, Youth and Digital Media


CEO, Founder Kiddify: Funding: Tenglemann Social Ventures

The Audio-Visual Wikipedia for kids, by kids: video platform for children under the age of 18 designed to connect to their peers and share their knowledge with each other globally. Provides infrastructures for schools to connect to other schools globally, hosts conferences"

Research, Project Manager, Workshop Training and facilitation

CreativeMinds, Germany

Founded CreativeMinds, Germany to assist schools, NGOs and other agencies in their educational reform efforts and corporations in their training programmes.

Created Curricula for training mid-senior professionals 

Facilitated design thinking innovation workshops in companies

Built professional relationships with teams across organisations in different cultural contexts.

Created and implemented Ethnographic Research projects

Created Internet access training programme for teachers and educational professionals

Created out of school learning communities for schools with a focus on Creativity and Digital Media

Secured partnerships with NGOs, Governments, Multilateral institutions and Private sector businesses. 

Evaluated already-existing research by client organisations 

Clients included: DFID, Deutsche Kinderhilfswerk, Arts and Youth, K-12 schools


Senior Educational Consultant

Commonwealth Secretariat

Reviewed the level of implementation of the Commonwealth Teacher Recruitment Protocol (CTRP, 2004) by Commonwealth member countries, civil society and the Commonwealth Secretariat

Assessed the extent to which it has been adopted and its standards complied with by participating countries and individual teachers.

Conducted a thematic evaluation of the implementation of the CTRP across Commonwealth regions

Assessed and determined the quality and extent of implementation of the CTRP


Intercultural and English Training and Workshop Facilitation to Foreign Professionals

Provided services to companies such as West LB, Germany, Deutsche Bank
Jan 2002Jan 2003

Junior Research Consultant


Tasks included:

Designed and implemented series of studies on education and development in order to identify knowledge gaps in youth and education research.

Reviewed field studies, research and assessment projects related to curricular reform, teacher training, and school reform.

Created recommendations for further research and development.

May 1995Jul 1997

Youth General Manager

Detmolder Kammerorchestra

Created the programs for the Orchestra (87 members)
Organised performances around the world
Recruited of orchestral members
Created/founded arts-based programmes for schools

Established and secured  partnerships to schools and arts organisations globally

Skills and Expertise

  • Innovation and Creativity
  • Project Management
  • Ethnographic Research
  • Interviews/journaling/story-telling
  • Video based learning
  • Project-based Learning
  • Workshop facilitation
  • Curriculum design
  • Fundraising
  • Mentoring and Training




University of London

Focus: The Pupil voice and Effective Learning Environments



University of Cambridge

MPHil in Education



University of Oxford

MSc Comparative and International Education

Social Project Initiatives 

1996-1999: Established Creative Camps (Arts-based Discovery) throughout Germany for children under 18, which ran for four years

1998: Artpals: Travelling art gallery of art from children around the Globe

1997-1999: Established the World Orchestra; a youth-led 80-member orchestra created to raise funds, perform and work with underprivileged children and youth around the world.

2009-2011: Founded Laurel's Bakery/Pappillon: A cookie company designed to improve the lives of underprivileged women.