Apprentice typographer at a printing and publishing house with a regional newspaper (1982 – 1986); commercial college in St. Gallen; qualified as a multimedia coordinator with federal certificate (1999 – 2001).

Professional Experience:

Typographer and dispatcher at various printing and newspaper companies (1986 – 1996); Coordinator and layout specialist at Credit Suisse Economic Research & Consulting (1996 – 2001); Various travels abroad and social projects, including for the Swiss Access for All foundation (2001 – 2004); Freelance project manager and layout specialist for various customers in financial services, and publisher of a print and online magazine (2004 – 2011); Head of graphics and marketing at Xeiro AG (2011 – 2013); Head of textiles and merchandizing at TFS Conte AG (2014).