Originally, Rebecca trained in biomedical sciences with focus on human health and nutrition. After her studies, she started her career in clinical research with the clinical development of herbal medicinal products. Since then, she has gained almost 30 years of professional experience in the clinical research field. Currently, Rebecca holds the position as head of clinical research at Weleda AG Germany. Her research focus is on pharmacotherapy in complementary and alternative medicine. She has a strong interest in development of herbal medicinal products, research methodology and in the developments of the regulatory environment as well as the health care systems in Europe.