Studied plastics engineering in Darmstadt. 1999 joined the central research and development department of the DaimlerChrysler Group. Further positions at DELO Industrial Adhesives and the American aerospace group PPG Aerospace. At home in the world of additive manufacturing since 2013, first in the business development team of the Belgian company Materialise NV and since 2018 at the German mechanical engineering company EOS GmbH, where he was Senior Business Development Manager with global responsibility for business development in the service provider and emerging markets segment. In June 2020, he became Governmental Affairs Officer.