Studied at the Christian-Albrechts-University in Kiel with a M. Sc. in agricultural economics and agribusiness.
He gained his first professional experience in the areas of “renewable energies” and in “waste and recycling management” at one of the largest waste disposal companies in Germany, the Rethmann Group.
His other professional positions took him through the Société Générale de Surveillance, or SGS for short – a globally active certification and laboratory service company as a project manager in the environmental audit area and biogas plant certification.
He works as a Business Development Manager for REDcert GmbH in Bonn, to which he joined in mid-2014. The focus of his work lies in the further development of the REDcert system, such as the market launch of the REDcert² standard for biomass-balanced products as well as mechanical and chemical recycling in the chemical industry.