Fifteen years' experience at the nexus of foreign affairs, business development, entrepreneurship and development cooperation. Formerly headed an entrepreneurship programme for youths. 2003, joined NIR; has held various positions on e.g. Zimbabwe, Myanmar and Iran and advises several multinational companies; since 2007, heads the DPRK portfolio. NIR supports sustainable business in complex markets through analysis and improvement of local conditions, particularly on peace promotion, market economy and health.