Party affiliation: Christian Democratic Union
Member, Citizens’ Movement, Freiberg, 1989-1990. Member, Christian Democratic Union, since 1990. Practical experience in mines.
Scientific assistant. Bergakademie, Freiberg. Head, Engineering Office for Rationalisation and of Department for Research and Development of Metal Preparation Combine, Berlin, 1968-1971.
Research Institute for Non-iron Metals, Freiberg, since 1972. Head of Department, 1974-1988. Head of Business, Environment and Recycling, Research Institute, since 1990.