Prior to joining ICANN, he was an Assistant Professor at Maastricht University.
He is fluent in English, German, and French.
- University of Oxford - Doctor of Philosophy (DPhil), International Relations (2003 – 2008)
- London School of Economics and Political Science - Master of Science (MSc), European Political Economy (2000 – 2001)
- The University of Reading - Bachelor of Arts (BA), Politics and International Relations (1997 – 2000)