Master in Economics, University Dortmund, 1982. Master of Business Administration, University Utrecht, 1969. Diploma in Engineering, Technology Fachhochschule Berlin, 1971.
Diploma, International Institute for Management Development, Lausanne, Switzerland, 1971. Diploma Kaufmann; Diploma Ökonom. Diploma in Engineering.
Diploma in Pedagogue. Master of Laws.
Legal advisor, Euro Engineering (European Federation of National Engineering Associations), since 1984; engineer, Europäischer Verband nationaler Ingenieurvereinigungen, 1991. Guest professor Staatliche U., Miskolc, Hungary, 1991.
Colonel German Army Reserve. Member Düsseldorf Bar Association, North Rhine-Westphalia, Rotary.
Married Alexa Kunze, February 23, 1973. Children: Inga, Nadja.