Sabine holds a degree in Food Science and Biotechnology (Dipl. Ing. /MSc) from the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna. She completed a postgraduate course in toxicology and environmental protection at the Medical University of Leipzig and is also a certified pharmaceutical representative. She started her professional career as an assessor at the Austrian Agency for Health and Food Safety (AGES) where she spent several years before she switched to industry. There she gained experience as an International Regulatory Affairs Manager for feed additives and as Regulatory Affairs Manager and Deputy QPPV in a pharmaceutical company. Before joining ARAC she was the Austrian Country Medical Lead for an international biopharmaceutical company where she also took over the responsibilities as Information Officer pursuant to § 56 (2) of the Austrian Medicines Act (AMG).