Volker holds a MA in Public Policy and Management from Konstanz University. He has been living in Romania since 2007 and has co-founded City Compass, an expat services company. He became a partner in Romania-Insider.com in 2010, and four years later, created City Compass Group, with media, tours & events and intercultural consulting as main divisions. He is keen on exploring regional food and opportunities regarding regional development, both in Romania and on an international level. Media trends, marketing and business development opportunities have become more than a pleasant hobby for him lately.