A natural born story teller, Petra has a versatile, engaging writing style specialising in features, business/innovation,Germany, France, International law, women, gender, development, culture and travel. Excellent attention to detail, outstanding interview and research skills are her hallmarks. She has been published in print and online including for Condé Nast (UK), Sanoma Media (Finland), Renegade Collective (Australia). A trained lawyer with work experience in Australia, Peru and Switzerland, Petra combines legal sensibilities with journalistic rigour across international law, development and media. She is a former Burda Media scholarship holder, holds an LL.B and BA from the University of Sydney, and an LLM from the University of NSW, specialising in International Human Rights Law and EU Law. She is a member of the German Press Association (Deutsche Journalisten Verband) and has a current German press pass. She has also appeared on Deutsche Welle TV as a Studio Guest and gave the October 2015 Creative Mornings Lecture for the Berlin chapter.
Invited speaker at Australian Embassy, Berlin on "Effective Negotiation Techniques for German-Australian Businesses" as part of Innovation in Energy and Resources Conference, 25-26 March 2015.
My writing portfolio as featured in Condé Nast (UK), Exberliner (Ger), Renegade Collective (Aus).
Berlin, Germany Cultural March 31 @ 12:00am
Berlin-based Icelandic artist and former WEF speaker Olafur Eliasson is adamant that art is a form of activism. At the 2012 Davos World Economic Forum in 2012 he spoke about how through the launch of Little Sun, a high-quality solar-powered LED lamp which Eliasson co-designed with Danish engineer... Read more