Diploma of forestry, University Sopron, Hungary, 1987. Doctor of Philosophy, University Sopron, Hungary, 1992.
Program manager Hungarian 4H Federation, Budapest, 1990—1992. Researcher department forestry National Institute Agricultural Quality Control, 1992—1997, senior researcher department forestry, since 1997. Vice president Forestry Board Hungarian Gene Bank Committee, Budapest, since 1998.
Member of board Hungarian Science Research Fund, Budapest, Hungary, 1999—2002.
Member of Hungarian Forestry Association (division sylviculture, secretary 1997—2003).
Married Zsuzsanna Szücs, May 31, 1969. Children: Gábor Soma, Bálint Sándor.