Party affiliation: Liberals
Diploma in law Goethe Universitat, Frankfurt, West Germany, 1969, Doctor (iur), 1971. Assesorexamen, Justizministerium, Hessen, West Germany, 1972. Associate Schroeder & Partner, Frankfurt, 1970-1974.
Member legal department Kraftwerk Laufenburg (Switzerland), 1974-1977. Member Robert Bosch GmbH, Stuttgart, West Germany, 1977-1980, 80-82, managing director Robert Bosch Spain, since 1982. Professor business and taxes European Business School, Frankfurt, 1973-1974.
Director Robert Bosch Norge, Oslo, 1979-1982. Named executive of year Homenaje El Europeo, Madrid, 1982.
Denomination: Roman Catholic