Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, University Hamburg, Germany, 1970. Doctor of Philosophy in Chemistry, University Hamburg, Germany, 1978.
Lecturer, U. Hamburg, 1973-1976; research associate, Health Administration, City of Hamburg, 1976-1978; research associate, Fischer-Bosch Institute Clinical Pharmacology, Stuttgart, Germany, 1979-1993; head department chemistry, Schwarz Pharma, Monheim, Germany, since 1993.
Member German Chemical Society.
Married Ulla Paschen, December 27, 1978. Children: Jan, Isabelle.