Degree in law from the University of Basel (1987); Master of Advanced Studies in Arts Management at the University of Basel (2011).

Professional experience:

Research associate at Kunsthalle Zurich (2006-2013); Research associate at Kunstmuseum Basel and the Foundation for the Kunstmuseum Basel (2003-2005); Literary agent at Mohrbooks Literary Agency in Zurich (1992-1999); Public information assistant at the United Nations in New York (1991); Legal officer for the Basel-Stadt guardianship authority (1988-1989); Traineeships in different areas of public administration and the criminal courts of Canton Basel-Stadt (1987-1990).