Born in Germany, starting his career as qualified locksmith with Daimler AG. During a continuation education phase he achieved an additional technical degree. Within overall 40 years at Daimler AG he acted in several functions and responsibilities like in the departments R&D, production engineering, production planning and after sales mainly at international company locations. For over 8 years now he is active as a freelance consultant based on this impressive experience within this multinational automotive concern. His main acting consultancy fields are process efficiency and quality optimization.