Party affiliation: Free Democratic Party
Member, LDPD, since 1968. Member, Freie Demokratische Partei (Free Democratic Party), since unification at Hannover Party Conference. Member, Regional Committee.
Member of Landtag. Sachsen-Anhalt, since 1990. Minister for Science and Research, Sachsen-Anhalt Region, since 1991. Deputy Member of Bundesrat, 1991 -.
Teacher, Berlin, 1959-1961. Worked. Technical University of Chemnitz, 1961-1969. Scientific worker, Berlin Academy, 1970-1976.
Lecturer. High School of Industrial Design, Halle, since 1976. Professor, 1979; worked in fields of design method and computer aided design.