Diploma in biology, University Cologne, Germany, 1973. Doctor of Philosophy in Natural Science, University Cologne, Germany, 1975.
Research and Development coordinator management, project leader MADAUS AG, Cologne, 1975-1999, licensed manager, since 1999. Presenter in field of biology, zoology, electrophysiology, project management.
First lieutenant German Air Force, 1971-1973. Member International Society Neurochemistry, German Sailing Association.
Married Loretta Schinck, July 17, 1970. Children: Claudia, Stephan.