Vice President of the Karlshochschule
Professor of International Management with focus on Gender, Diversity and Inclusion

At the university since

  • Winter Semester 2014


  • Equal Opportunity and Diversity Commissioner
  • Member of the Presiding Committee
  • Member of the Senate


  • Civil Society: Ethics, Culture, Society
  • Cultural Diversity (Summer Academy)
  • Diversity and Organisational Culture
  • Diversity and Leadership
  • Ethics in Practice
  • Intercultural Business Communications
  • Rethinking Management: Culture, Society, Ethics
  • Socially Responsible Business and Society
  • Empowerment and Inclusion Workshops


Research fields and interests

  • Critical & Organisation Studies
  • Discourse Analysis
  • Empowering and Transformative Education
  • Feminist Studies
  • Gender, Diversity and Inclusion in Working Life
  • Multicultural Management and Communication
  • Organizational Cultures


Business Experience

  • Since 2014: Lecturer and Supervisor at the Master and Bachelor Programs at Karlshochschule International University
  • 2012 - 2018: Director, Institute for International Management at Kalaidos University of Applied Sciences, Zürich, Switzerland
  • Since 2010: Independent Speaker, Educator and Researcher at academic, business and non-profit organisations globally
  • Since 2010: Adjunct Professor at Amrita University, Amrita School of Business, Coimbatore, India
  • 2004 - 2005: Research Associate at the Research Institute for Organisational Psychology, University of St. Gallen, Switzerland
  • 2002 - 2010: Contract Commercial Manager, Business Operations Manager, Resource Manager at IBM Switzerland, Global Technology Services, Zurich
  • 2001 - 2002: Program Office at the Research Institute for International Management, University of St. Gallen, Switzerland
  • 1998 - 1999: Conference Manager at IFEX–International Financial Exhibitions, London


Academic Education

  • 2002 - 2008: Doctor of Economics (Doc.oec HSG), Research Institute for Organisational Psychology, University of St. Gallen, Switzerland
  • 2005: Nordic Research School for Interdisciplinary Gender Studies Copenhagen, Oslo and Reykjavik
  • 2005 - 2006: Doctoral seminars at the Department of Women’s Studies, University of Tampere, Finland
  • 2000 - 2002: Master in International Management (MSc HSG), University of St. Gallen, Switzerland
  • 2001: CEMS Exchange at the Erasmus University Rotterdam, Erasmus School of Management, the Netherlands
  • 1991 - 1995: BBA in International Business, Schiller International University, in Madrid, Paris and London