Professional experience

1978-1983 Study of geosciences at the Mining Academy Freiberg
1983-1987 Scientific Assistant at the Mining Academy Freiberg
1987 Graduation as Doctor rer. nat. (natural sciences = phD), study of Petrology, Genesis and Quality of the Bitterfeld lignite seam
1987-1990 Scientific Assistant at the Central Geologic Institute of the GDR Berlin, overburden raw material department
1990-2005 Team leader mining, raw material and ecology at UWG society for environmental and economic geology mbH Berlin (renamed to Fugro Consult GmbH in 1997)
2000-2005 Branch manager of Fugro Consult GmbH in the branch office Cottbus
2003-2004 Head of department mining/infrastructure
2005-2011 Director / Division Head of environment/infrastructure/mining division at Fugro Consult GmbH
2009-2011 Managing Director of Fugro –HGN GmbH
Since 2011 Managing Director of Fugro Consult GmbH