Passionate about startups, entrepreneurship, and private sector development in emerging markets, with a particular focus on India. Well-versed in SME consulting and managing projects involving private and public stakeholders across borders including ground level experience of five years in India. Also three years experience in the field of development co-operation through projects in Germany, South Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa. Academic background in European Studies (M.A.) with a focus on foreign economic policy and Bachelor in International Communication with a specialization on international aid & development.