Party affiliation: Social Democratic Party of Germany
Regional Secretary, Sozialdemokratische Partei Deutschlands (Social Democratic Party of Germany), Baden-Württemberg, 1982-1990. Member, Industrial Union, Metal. Member, Greenpeace; management training with Mayor of Stuttgart.
Employee, 1G Metal, responsible for employees and engineering and for industries Bosch, IBM and SEL, until end 1981. Member. Representative Assembly, Bosch Sickness Fund.