BSc. & MSc. in PsychologyUniversity of Basel | 2005 - 2011
Social- & Economic Psychology and Cognitive Decision Sciences
Social Innovation Management | PG-Cert.Amani Institute | Kenya | 2016 - 2017
Field-based program in Social Innovation Management in Nairobi, teaching international students on Leadership, Communication, Entrepreneurship & Management, Creativity & Problem-Solving in the social sector by international experts in the respective field.
SOCIAL IMPACT SECTOR
CEO & FounderSocial Enterprise Youth Unemployment | Kenya | Nov 2016 - present
With the aim to give disadvantaged youth from Nairobi’s slums an opportunity to have a meaningful job, earn a regular income and have a future in life, Nai Nami builds on the existing street skills and life stories of these former street children to enable them to create value for society.
Business Development ManagerClean-energy Stove Manufacturer | Kenya | Sep 2017 - Jan 2018
I pushed the sales volume of the new clean-energy firewood stove Kuniokoa for low-income farmers in Kenya by identifying new sales channels, finding new distributors, introduce it to new market segments, planning marketing campaigns and training staff on sales.
Business Development ManagerYouth Development Organisation in Mathare slum | Kenya | Aug - Dec 2016
I transformed the charity-driven Vizazi Foundation into an financially sustainable social enterprise by developing a new branding strategy and professionalising the collaborations with community-based organisations in the Mathare slum.
Project ManagerYouth Development Organisation in Khayelitsha township | South Aftica | Feb - May 2015
I develped new projects for the youth, like the recording of an audio CD with their songs. I trained youth, facilited youth development sessions and organised a life skills camp for them.
Coach & Mentor of a Social EntrepreneurYouth Entrepreneur in Khayelitsha township | South Aftica | Dec 2015 - Feb 2017
I coached and mentored Sibabalwe Mkungela, a young man from the South African Khayelitsha township who as a result founded the award-winning organisation “Ambassadors of Change” and founded several businesses in his community to employ disadvantaged youth.
HR Recruiter | Management SupportSwiss Bank | Switzerland & Poland | May 2015 - July 2016
I recruited staff across all hierarchies and consulted line managers. I did strategic analyses and presentations for the management and trained staff in Poland to ensure transfer of off-shored operations services.
Business Analyst reporting to COOMetal Recycling & Trading | Switzerland | May 2014 - Feb 2015
I did quantitative and strategic analyses, like financial analysis of economic efficiency of investment requests and monthly preparation of the Group‘s business reporting and presented the results in the management meetings
Strategy Consultant | Business DevelopmentSwiss Bank | Switzerland | Apr 2013 - Apr 2014
I did quantitative and strategic analysis of revenue, products, client segments, market share to increase revenue, profitability and capital efficiency of various departments and I presented the results to the senior management.
Account Manager for Institutional ClientsSwiss Bank | Switzerland | Apr 2012 - Apr 2013
I handled institutional clients in securities administration and settlement, and I supported the management by creating KPI reports, income statements and client revenue analysis.
Management Support for Head of Human ResourcesInsurance | Switzerland | Nov 2018 - Dec 2011
I analysed the overall personnel expenses to develop measures for the executive board concerning cost reduction. I also developed and implemented executive board-reports to track progress of implemented measures.
Car Cleaner & Customer CareCar Wash | Switzerland | Sep 2004 - Aug 2010
To finance my studies, I washed cars at a car wash company.