since 2015member of the senate at the University of Paderborn 
since 2015representative for the master's degree Master of Science in "Business Administration" at the University of Paderborn
since 2014jury-member of the PwC-arqus-award for final theses
since 2013head of the chair for Business Administration esp. Tax Accounting at the University of Paderborn
2011 - 2013head of the chair for Accounting and Reporting at the Karl-Franzens-University of Graz, Austria
2009 - 2011junior professor for Tax Accounting, KPMG endowments and foundation professorship, University of Paderborn
2009experienced researcher at the University of Tilburg, Netherlands, as a part of the Marie-Curie-project "INTACCT"
2008visiting scholar with Prof. Hollis A. Skaife at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA
2008awarded as PhD or Dr. rer. pol. with the dissertation "Unternehmensbewertung für substanzsteuerliche Zwecke - eine empirische Analyse des Stuttgarter Verfahrens und alternativer Ansätze"
2008residence for research at the Federal Bank of Germany, Frankfurt am Main
2006residence for research at the institute for Taxation and Accounting at the University of Graz, Austria
2004residence for research at the German Federal Bureau of Statistics, Wiesbaden
2003 - 2009research assistant at the chair of business administration esp. business taxation of Prof. Dr. Caren Sureth at the University of Paderborn
2001 - 2002studies at the Dublin City University, Irland
1998 - 2003studies in business administration, with a special focus on accounting and taxation at the University of Paderborn