Speechwriter in the Federal Chancellery under Chancellor Kohl in the historic phase of German reunification. Later head of corporate communications at Deutsche Bahn and for many years head of the global staff function Communication and Government Affairs at Siemens. Experienced in leading a global communications team and in crisis and reputation management. Especially familiar with governance, compliance and integrity issues, team motivation in times of crisis, reputation recovery and communication management in a complex internal and external environment. Today he works as a freelance consultant.