Laurent JOACHIM

 

 

laurentjoachim@hotmail.com

 

Birth:

Place of birth:

Marital status:

Nationality:

1971

Orléans, F.

Single

German/French

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

 

   

since 2016

Writer and Reporter for the Bundeswehr (German Army)

 

 

2011-2017

Freelance Journalist Presscard

 

 

2001-2011

Creation of Tradix . Freelance translator in Berlin, Germany and Helsinki, Finland.

Occasional freelance work in the media business in Berlin, Germany. For example as responsible for the video installation of the opera "Operation Amadigi in 2004".

 

 

2000-2001

Creation of www.suomifani.com, the first private page dedicated to Finland.

 

Office Manager in a top quality Art Déco Gallery, Paris.

 

Volunteer Worker in Kibbutz Ramat Rachel, Jerusalem, Israel.

 

 

1999-2000

Lector for French, German and (occasionally) Swedish in Pohjois-Helsingin Lukio Hi- School, Helsinki, Finland.

 

 

1998-1999

Marketing and personal manager for “Insider Sport und Reisen” (sport and travel agency) in Essen, Germany.

 

 

1997-1998

Lector for French and German in Valentuna Hi School, Sweden.

 

 

1995-1996

Government employee for the French Council in Leipzig, Germany; (Civil Service duty).

 

 

1993-1994

Lector for French in Leibnitz und Deutschlandsberg, Österreich.

 

 

 

Varied jobs: Translator, bank clerk, export specialist; hotel receptionist, tour guide, shop assistant, factory worker, waiter, night auditor...

 

 

 

EDUCATION

 

 

2004-2009

PhD studies in Political Sciences at Humboldt University, Berlin. Subject : Privatization of War and Security PDF.

Grade : CUM LAUDE PDF. Creation of www.privatemilitary.de .

 

 

1998

 

Diplôme d'Etudes Approfondies (Master of Advanced Studies) PDF in German civilisation (specialization international politics) at the University of Strasbourg.
Subject: East Germany and West-German Ostpolitik 1980-82  PDF .

 

 

1994

Master degree PDF in German Language; University of Strasbourg. Subject: Secret and Special Services in Nazi Germany  PDF.

 

 

1993

Graduate in German civilisation at the University of Saarbrücken, Germany. Scholarship of the University. Main subject: Law PDF.

 

 

1992

Degree in German. First year in France; Second in Bochum, Germany. DAAD-scholarship (German government).

 

 

1990

Baccalauréat (A Level) in economics and foreign languages PDF.

 

 

 

 

 

LANGUAGES

 

 

Native

Very fluent

Advanced

Working

 

 

 

French

German

English

Finnish PDF

Swedish PDF

Spanish

 

 

 

 

 

 

MICELLANOUS

 

 

 

 

 

 

Professional training:

Hostile Zone Awareness Course for Journalists (2011) PDF

 

 

Driving licence:

Euro Class B since 1989

 

 

Sport:

Salsa, Krav-Maga 

 

 

Diploms:

Austrian Red Cross First Help Diploma.

Water Rescue First Level (German DLRG).

 

                         

Interests:

Art and Culture as well as international affairs and conflicts. 

Political engagement.

 

 

 

 

 

© L.Joachim, 2010