Born in Thuringia, Germany, Ms. Frost holds a professional certification as a foreign trade sales person. She worked at a German construction site in Kriwoi Rog, Ukraine for 1.5 years and was later employed by a youth exchange agency for high school, work and travel and au pair programs. From 1993-1995 she was a project coordinator for a building firm, before she started working for the Checkpoint Charlie Foundation in 1995. She has been executive director of the foundation since 2014.