Grew up in Lucerne on the lake Vierwaldtstättersee. Training as a qualified nurse. Assistant director at the Schauspielhaus in Dortmund and at independent theatres in Zurich. Collaboration with Theaterspektakel Zurich, theater directing in Aarau. Change from theatre to film: Assistant director in advertising, guest semester of film studies in Paris, assistant to producer Robert Boner, first own productions of short films, production assistant at various companies, further education via Focal Seminars, attendance of the producer seminar EAVE, foundation of maximage with Cornelia Seitler.