Studied Communication science and Applied linguistics with a focus on English as a Lingua Franca and Intercultural Communication. Over 10 years in education and teaching. International work and research experience in the USA, the UK, Australia, India, Brazil, and Europe. Previously worked as a lecturer, teacher, adult educator, teacher trainer and research assistant. Currently working as Assistant Director at INNES and as a freelance Language and Skills teacher in Vienna, Austria. Educational areas of interest: Teaching methodology and course development for English/German for Specific purposes, Teacher training, Academic literacy skills, and intercultural communication.