Christian is currently a Maritime Business and Law undergraduate at Plymouth University. He started his degree in 2013 after being inspired by his grandfather, an average adjuster from Hamburg. He is particularly fascinated by the legal challenges of the shipping industry and has interned in the claims department of insurance brokers Junge&Co, in the placing department of insurance brokers Leonhardt&Blumberg and on the dry cargo chartering desk of shipbrokers Frachcontor Junge. He has also worked with insurance brokers Philip Purdie Associates and is currently studying for membership in the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers.
He speaks fluent French, English and German additionally to his passion for Asia, which was only intensified after a stay at Shanghai Maritime University’s summer school. In his free time, Christian is a passionate footballer and runner as well as an active volunteer for Plymouth University’s shipping society.