2023 - Present

Post-Doc Mobility

I was awarded a Swiss National Science Foundation Post-Doc Mobility grant to work with the Centre for eResearch at the University of Auckland, New Zealand, on gamification and crowdsourcing in landscape perception data generation. I am developing, testing and analysing a location-based game (Arcane Shift) to gauge the potential of gamifying spatial crowdsourcing tasks.

2018 - 2023

PhD Candidate

As a PhD Candidate in the Geocomputation Group at the University of Zurich my main focus was crowdsourcing and citizen science in landscape perception and preference research using spatial as well as computational linguistic approaches. 

2017 - 2018

Research Assistant

I worked as a research assistant in the Geocomputation Unit of the University of Zurich. Tasks involved administrative work, aid in research and writing papers.

2015 - 2017

Freelance GIS Specialist

I completed various contract work projects as a self employed freelancer specialising in web-design and geographic information systems

2013 - 2015

GeoplanTeam AG

At GeoplanTeam AG I was employed as a part time geographic information system specialist and worked on a variety of projects.  I used a multitude of tools including AutoCAD 3D, Spatial Databases, Leaflet, d3.js



MSc in GIScience University of Zurich

with distinction


BSc Geography University of Bern

magna cum laude


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