Kiran Shikarpuri was born in 1986 in Essen, Germany. After her A-levels she studied bilingual secretary and business translator for English and Spanish at a private University in Cologne. In order to combine languages with foreign trade Kiran started afterwards an apprenticeship for management assistant in wholesale and foreign trade at Toyota Tsusho Europe S.A. in Neuss. She gained her first work experience while working as Sales and Purchase Assistant at Hitachi Metals Europe GmbH and Sumitomo Deutschland GmbH. Hereafter Kiran worked for the financial service provider CEG Creditreform Consumer GmbH as Sales Representative where she was mainly responsible for new business acquisition and customer support. Subsequently Kiran moved to the sales department of Pulcra Chemicals GmbH, a subsidiary of Henkel. At Pulcra she was in charge of the customer service, order processing, as well as the customer claims.
Kiran Shikarpuri is working as Sales Assistant at innotaste GmbH since September 2010.