Dirk set up the IE regional office in 2007 which covers South East Asia, Hong Kong and Taiwan. Dirk engages within this region with corporations for talent engagement and development needs, with academic institutions for joint projects as well as with business leaders and aspiring leaders for their personal career development. Prior to that Dirk was Director of International Development and Admissions Director at IE Business School in Madrid. Earlier Dirk was in charge for different talent development initiatives across Germany for Siemens group.
Dirk holds an MBA from IE and a BBA from University of Essen, Germany.