Born in Heidelberg in 1979. After his Abitur (German high school diploma) he completed an agro-economical apprenticeship at Kloster Neuburg in Heidelberg. In 2007 he founded the Klosterhof Neuburg, GmbH & Co KG, and has remained partner until 2011. In 2009 he founded the company grünekultur for trees and roadside safety (FLL certificate), tree care and landscaping. 2013 completion of studies with a bachelor thesis on: "Vertrauen unternehmen” (concerning risk, chance and relevance of a culture of trust within a company). Since 2015 he has been a staff member at Hardenberg Institute within the framework of Dialogical Culture.