• since 2015: Professor for Offshore Systems Engineering at the Institute for Naval Architecture and Maritime Engineering at the UAS Kiel
  • since 2015: publicly appointed expert for support structures at on- and offshore wind turbines
  • since 2009: consultant engineer, Lower Saxony Chamber of Engineers
  • since 2009: managing partner of SKI Ingenieurges. mbH in Hanover
  • 2009: PhD at the Faculty of Civil Engineering at the Leibniz University of Hanover, subject: “Load bearing characteristics and fatigue strength of sandwich towers for wind turbines”
  • 2008: apprenticeship as International Welding Engineer at the SLV Hannover
  • 2003 - 2008: academic employee at the Institute of Steelwork at the Leibniz University of Hanover
  • 1997 - 2003: degree in Civil Engineering at the TU Braunschweig


  • Verein Deutscher Ingenieure (VDI)
  • Bundesverband für WindEnergie e.V. (BWE)