About Me

User Researcher & Psychologist (MSc)

I have over 20 years of experience conducting user research for renowned companies. A psychologist by training, I am passionate about developing products and achieving the best-possible experience for the user aligned with business outcomes.

After founding and managing my own company eye square in Berlin for over 12 years, I moved to the UK in 2015 and have since been working in various user research roles as Head of Insight, Head of UX, Principal UX Researcher, Senior Manager Research & Insights, and Senior UX Researcher. Since March 2023, I am a Principal UX Researcher at StepStone.

20+ years of experience in UX

  • MSc Psychology (German equivalent)
  • Specialising in Engineering Psychology / Cognitive Ergonomics & Computer Science

  • Broad international user research experience
  • Emphatic moderation of in-depth interviews
  • Engaging moderation of workshops
  • Vivid presentations and invited speaker
  • Passion for design
  • Mentor and coach

  • Agile ways of working
  • Lean UX
  • Remote user research
  • Discovery user research
  • Government Digital Service Standard


Tim Hughes interviewed me on 28 July 2020 about "What Makes Great User Experience".

Usability & User Experience Book

Text book with UX basics for exam preparation.

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User Research & Agile

How can we integrate user research into agile? NHS Digital case study.

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Contextual Research

Why we need to research in context to deliver great products - 3 case studies.

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