Carolin is the Lead International Operations at the Global Cyber Security Capacity Centre (GCSCC), based at the Department of Computer Science. In this role, she is responsible for stakeholder engagement and the deployment of the centre’s flagship Cybersecurity Capacity Maturity Model for Nations (CMM). She has co-authored a number of CMM reviews in Africa, Asia and Europe and contributed to best practice guides and diverse research outputs in the field of cybersecurity capacity-building. Carolin is also guiding the development and implementation of CYBIL, the Cyber Capacity Knowledge Portal, in partnership with the Global Forum on Cyber Expertise (GFCE).
Previously, Carolin was an account manager in the German advertising industry, working for BMW and other clients from the automotive and financial sectors, and worked as a communications consultant in the Ghana Credit Union Association and for the German development agency GIZ. Carolin holds an MSc in Media, Communication and Development from the London School of Economics and Political Science, and a BA in German Literature and Cultural Management from the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology.